CHALLENGE: You have 24 hrs to craft a video/Valentine for your students. Yes, I think you should add EARTH WIND & FIRE!

Watch the 55 second video, and hopefully, be inspired!


If you’d like to learn more about connecting with students, check out my book“You’ve Gotta Connect”


You can also listen to me talk about connecting with students on the following podcasts:

Talks With Teachers with Brian Sztabnik

Inspiring Educators with Sung Lee

Cult of Pedagogy with Jennifer Gonzalez

Principal Center Radio with Justin Baeder

All Sides on NPR’s WOSU 89.7 with Ann Fisher

Middle School Matters

Please visit my website and follow me on Twitter @jamessturtevant