I hope this finds you enjoying the extended weekend, breathing deeply, and appreciating friends and family. Here at Teaching Channel, it’s easy to remember who we need to thank: YOU, the teachers and educators who continue to give so much so that others may learn. As you’re enjoying leftovers, holiday shopping, or just a little time to indulge in whatever brings you back to center, we have a couple of videos to inspire and celebrate all the work you do:
is one of my favorite Taylor Mali poems. It always hits the right notes as he reminds us of what classroom miracles look like.
And don’t miss this heartwarming piece about the importance of engaging fathers at school
. Written by Kevin Bennett, a remarkable principal who blogs for us, it's an insightful look at the relationship between families and learning – and he’ll make you think a little more carefully about this home-school connection.
And if this isn’t enough to get you ready for Monday, scroll down for the most popular videos of November!