About Laura Brown

The more I teach, the more my compassion for students, parents, and teachers grows. Thank you for reading my thoughts.

5 Reasons To Consider Advising A Student Club

One's teaching career often goes through seasons. A young teacher year is often more like summer, filled with energy, fun ideas, and optimism. However, more experienced teachers may begin the school year recharged only to hit a wall by the end of Autumn, plunging into a winter-like rut for the remainder of a school year. [...]

Patriotism and Politics: “In God We Trust” in Public Schools

As the 2019-2020 school year commences, the calendar might as well read the year 1956--the year President Eisenhower included "one nation under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance and the national motto declared:  "In God We Trust." Although the futuristic year of 2020 is upon us, we continue to live in a time of anxiety [...]