My First Year of Teaching Dangerously

“Our kids are beginning to hate school and, to be quite honest, so are the teachers,” writes guest blogger Becky Bair, an upper elementary teacher in Pennsylvania’s Elizabethtown School District. “It was time to change my teaching, no matter how scary the prospect might be.” After Bair shifted her teaching strategies, “it was terrifying each time I had to review our required assessments.” But in the end, the results caused her to “jump up and cheer.”