We Make Time for What We Value

By Karla Hilliard Recently I had the opportunity to speak with a group of new teachers about active reading strategies and building a culture of literacy. In our afternoon breakout session, it didn’t take long for the conversation to turn toward the enduring, unanswerable question that haunts new and experienced teachers alike: How will we … Continue reading We Make Time for What We Value

Why I’m Thankful to be a Teacher Who Struggles with Depression

Last year, I was one of those 16.1 million.

I have gone through four distinct depressions in my life. My first year of college, my first year after graduating college, my first year of teaching, and last spring/summer. You don’t need to know my entire history to realize that it is a factor that has affected my life as an adult.