Bravery, vulnerability, acceptance of others, acceptance of yourself — these can be difficult things to teach. Today's guest, Michelle Cottrell-Williams talks about how she teaches this in her classroom.
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Michelle Cottrell-Williams – Bio As submitted
Michelle Cottrell-Williams @WakeHistory has taught in the Social Studies Department at Wakefield High School in Arlington, VA since 2006. Her favorite classes to teach are Sociology and ESOL World History II. Michelle is the Social Studies Department Chair, co-Instructional Lead Teacher, and was named Teacher of the Year in 2017. She strives to model vulnerability and empathy so that her students leave her classroom each day a little braver than the day before.
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Great topic! Is there a text version available?
Rich, I haven’t been doing transcripts for a while because the stats showed that nobody was really reading them at all and they were very expensive. There have been a few times when people have reached out and wanted to share it with those with accessible issues and I’ve had it transcribed. If this is one of those for you that you’d like to share with someone who cannot hear, let me know by emailing vicki at coolcatteacher dot com and I’ll make it happen!
Thx! Just occurred to me I hadn’t replies, while reading through a post.
The text request is for me. I prefer reading and clipping important info.