you matter

When I graduated high school, I wrote letters to certain teachers who had impacted my life. At the time, I was genuinely
"You do wild things when you don't know you matter."
Many business and organizations are engaging with this idea of sharing and interaction, which often translates in the actual
The campaign features three short videos that provide vignettes of young gay or transgender youth going through a "moment" that might challenge their identity or sense of worth. The videos end with an affirmation that no matter how positive or negative a situation may be, "you matter."
Schools have a standardized system and protocols in place for every aspect of student learning -- except one. Schools have no system at all in place to teach students how to bring about change in the world.
Choose2Matter is a global movement that challenges people to solve problems that break their hearts.
As the pace of education "reform" heats up, what it means to be a teacher is being defined by everyone except teachers. In the wake of this, we need to remind ourselves of these two undeniable words: Teachers matter.
Students are willing to not only be the change we need; they are willing to lead the change. They are not asking for permission
When we tell a young woman that she matters, we are inviting her into a life of service and action. Leadership is hard work and it comes with real responsibility. We help young leaders grow when we give them both, by telling them that they matter, and are accountable for it.
There are those who are so concerned about the seemingly overwhelming intrusion of digital media into our daily lives that some schools are still restricted from using social media tools in the classroom. But what if these fears are totally unfounded?