Shea Quraishi, Social and Emotional Learning Director

It’s not that I was a bad teacher. I’d been trained on a bevy of classroom management strategies—behavior systems, transition routines, questioning techniques—and had, as a result, a pretty full toolbox. Full enough to get me through my first year of teaching with 28 kindergartners. Full enough to help most of them achieve more than a year’s worth of academic growth. But something was missing.Read More