Teachers: we have reached that dreaded part of the school year where all the “easy” content has already been covered! The rest of curriculum is relatively demanding and the students will now begin to face some difficulty in class.

Not only is that okay, but it’s outstanding! Confusion is a natural, normal, necessary part of the learning process. It’s the big step between “I don’t get it yet” and “I get it now.”

Celebrate confusion with your students. Don’t you dare skip the difficult content, that’s what helps build inner strength in the young people you are mentoring and teaching.

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