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Sep 26, 2018

"Eventually you will come to understand that

love heals everything, and love is all there is." --Gary Zukav

One Teacher's Brilliant response to Columbine

"A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home is math, but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase after school anytime." And I said, "No, not him. Me. He gets it. Help me." And that's how I ended up standing at a chalkboard in an empty fifth-grade classroom while Chase's teacher sat behind me, using a soothing voice to try to help me understand the "new way we teach long division." Luckily for me, I didn't have to unlearn much because I'd never really understood the "old way we taught long division." It took me a solid hour to complete one problem, but I could tell that Chase's teacher liked me anyway.[...]And then she told me this..." Glennon Doyle Melton shares a stunning story about one teacher's powerful response to a tragic school shooting.

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