“IN MY KINDERGARTEN/FIRST GRADE CLASSROOM, WE HAVE ONLY ONE RULE: BE KIND. IT GOES FOR EVERY KID AND EVERY TEACHER. BE KIND TO EACH OTHER, OUR MATERIALS, OUR ENVIRONMENT, OURSELVES. BE KIND AND UNDERSTANDING OF EACH OTHER’S JOURNEYS.” JOURNEYS.””
PESKY DOOR KNOBS AND BLOODY KNEES
James lives in Seattle, WA with his wife Blaise and their pets Bamboo and Anjou. He is the Head K-1 Teacher at the Academy for Precision Learning, where he’s been since 2011. James believes that students and the world can accomplish all things if they only approach them with kindness.
May 2015 issue of Courageous Creativity, themed around 'Creative Teaching'