As teachers, we want to push our kids academically. However, if they don’t feel safe socially, they may be hesitant to take risks in class. By investing time at the start of the year to help kids get to know each other, you will be able to challenge them academically sooner in the year.
After teaching 5 years at Sunnyside High School in Sunnyside, WA, Marah attended Gonzaga University and received an MA in Organizational Leadership and Teambuilding. She currently teaches at Davis High School in Yakima, WA, and enjoys leading the Link Crew program at her school and volunteering with Young Life.