Five Hopeful Trends For Teacher Appreciation Week

A lot is hard in education these days. When asked what they want the public to know about teaching, 51% of educators said they want people to know that teaching is a hard job, Pew Research found in a just-released survey. Yet amidst all the doom and gloom, a lot goes right that most of us in the public never get to hear about it. I reached out to some of the best teachers in the country and asked them to share the positive trends they’re noticing about their students right now. Five themes emerged:

  1. Students are more self-driven and resourceful.
  2. Students are more resilient.
  3. Learning is more connected to the real world.
  4. Students are kinder and more socially conscious.
  5. Despite the challenges, teachers continue to find joy and hope.

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