I recently received the following email from a career-changer who was beginning their first year of teaching. It got me thinking about the kinds of things new teachers should consider and ideas that even veteran teachers should revisit once in a while. Letters like this one...

When I am brainstorming ideas about how to support educators or youth… one of the questions that is simple, sometimes infuriating, but always important is “For what?” While simple, this question always takes me back to purpose and objective. Why am I doing this? Will it...