A big shout out to my colleague Nadina Brown for sharing this beautiful cover of "Good Job" by Alicia Keys with the One Voice Children's Choir. What a refreshing pause from the rapid pace we have living through during the pandemic. So many are doing a "good job" in the most extreme circumstances. Enjoy, be… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: A Much Needed Musical Interlude in the Midst of a Pandemic
My school nurse has sh*t for brains. I don't have COVID. A child was sent home from school because they had possible COVID symptom(s) that fell within the CDC guidelines for exclusion. The parent retaliated by sending the child back to school wearing the tee-shirt pictured above. It was this story and sadly, so many… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Who Does That?
I look at this picture of me right after my vaccine and I remember the emotions flooding my thoughts. I was as elated as I was distraught. Elated to feel that very tiny pinch in my deltoid muscle. Decades of research led to this moment, when hope entered my body, giving my immune system the… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: The Week I Got My COVID Vaccine
The horrific scenes at The Capitol on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, are etched into our collective consciousness as a nation. For those of us who work in schools, the pictures of our elected leaders sheltering in place, hiding under desks, and laying on the ground are not new visuals. We have been subjected to hyper-realistic… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: PBS NewsHour Extra Features Fred Guttenberg – How to Find the Helpers
Author, journalist, researcher, science detective, and gifted educator, Donna Jackson Nakazawa has just launched Your Healing Narrative: Write-to-Heal With Neural Re-Narrating™. This course guides you step-by-step through over 100 lessons, activities, and strategies to harness the power of the brain and nervous system for calm, peace and possibility. Throughout this course you’ll go on… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Flourishing Even in the Face of Adversity with Donna Jackson Nakazawa