An invaluable K-12 guide for teachers, parents, and communities
Based on the worldwide viral phenomenon
One day, third-grade teacher Kyle Schwartz asked her students to fill in the blank in this sentence: “I wish my teacher knew _______ .”
The results astounded her. Some answers were humorous; others were heartbreaking. All were profoundly moving and enlightening. The results opened her eyes to the need for educators to understand the unique realities their students face in order to create an open, safe, and supportive classroom environment. When Kyle shared her experience online, teachers around the globe began sharing their own contributions to #IWishMyTeacherKnew.
Kyle shares real stories from students, teachers, and family members that shed light on how we can all help students tackle challenges and grow as individuals.Read an Excerpt