classroom management, conflict resolution, education, empathy, lesson in compassion, moral lessons, personal growth, student-teacher relationships, teaching methods, transformative education

A Stolen Watch, a Paper Bag, and a Teacher’s Lesson in Compassion

In a classroom brimming with the day’s usual hustle, an unsettling discovery was made—a student’s watch had vanished. As whispers swirled among the desks, a consensus formed: the culprit was surely among them, a fellow classmate. The tension escalated, and each student inwardly prepared to confront the thief, awaiting the teacher’s intervention with bated breath. ...

Mikel Davis

A school teacher's desk with a stack of books, colored pencils, and a green apple.