The last post spotlighted a young man who asks the pointed question, “Do You Believe in Me?

This video illustrates why we need to believe in, and continue to believe the power of students to succeed. The story is very real and comes from my second year as a teacher. This past January, Eye on Education featured it in their “Tales from a Teachers Heart” series. You can view the video also at this link or access the entire series by clicking here.

Do you have a story from your own teaching background that needs to be told? I invite you to comment about it. As a child, was there a special adult who brought out the best in you? Let us hear about it.