Community Building: Obstacles and Solutions

Classroom Community Building Activity: Obstacles and SolutionsMy husband and I have been watching the show “Shameless.” Its premise is how five siblings raise themselves because they have an alcoholic father and drug¬†addict mother. The show portrays their struggles as they navigate life in Southside Chicago. Each character has their own unique struggles when it comes to school and being successful with education. Most all of their struggles stem from situational and affective issues rather than ability issues. It really got me thinking about education and the struggles that many of our students face and what we as educators can do to support our students.¬† Continue reading