Full Speed Ahead…In Reverse: Re-energizing Yourself and Your Students

I was driving my kids to school on Tuesday following a very chaotic but normal morning routine. We had found common ground, peace and harmony in a Rihanna song.   While we were work work work work workin’ it toward a green light, I began hearing the sound of sirens…quickly approaching sirens. Suddenly, I realized that Rihanna had taken me too far into an intersection. So I guess in driving terms I was going north and the sirens were coming west?? All I know was that I had to back up. So, to the irritation of the car…