Pa, from the "Little House" books, is THE MAN.
Who knew that in reading the Little House books at bedtime, I would draw such inspiration from Pa. His parenting/teaching style is stellar.
We all want kids to learn and to feel inspired. Ask them and they'll tell you: the surefire way to make elevated learning happen is to forge a meaningful human connection with them. Before we can address concepts such as math anxiety or other behavioral/learning/technological challenges we face, our foremost job is to connect to students as people. Then we all flourish.
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