Love Can Close the Gap: Are We Loving Ourselves First?

By Vivett Dukes & Kelisa Wing

#SafeSpaceConvos is a new Twitter chat led by teacher Vivett Dukes as part of the Caring Classroom movement. These authentic conversations in education take place on alternating Mondays at 8:30 pm. Will you join the conversation? 

Co-host Kelisa Wing is a teacher, speaker, and author. She is 2017 DoDEA Teacher of the Year, and author of Promises and Possibilities: Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline.

Questions

Q1. How often do you exercise self-care, and what are some things you do to ensure this?

Q2. How often do you seek to talk with students and teachers with whom you normally do not speak?

Q3. How do you intentionally build relationships with your students and how often do you explicitly do this?

Q4. How do you push through tough times when dealing with someone who seems “un-loveable”?

Highlights

Q1. How often do you exercise self-care, and what are some things you do to ensure this?

 

Q2: How often do you seek to talk with students and teachers you normally do not speak with?

 

Q3: How do you intentionally build relationships with your students and how often do you explicitly do this?

 

Q4: How do you push through tough times when dealing with someone who seems “un-loveable”?

 

Be bold. Be authentic. Join the next #SafeSpaceConvos chat on Monday, June 4th at 8:30pm Eastern!