Seeds don’t grow in bad soil. It doesn’t matter how much water or sunlight you give them or how much you drown them in Miracle-Gro. If you plant a seed in rocky soil, don’t expect much to happen. School climate – characterized by high expectations, positive relationships, student engagement, and more – is the soil […]
Garris L. Stroud is an acclaimed teacher from Greenville, Kentucky. His works have appeared in Science Scope, the Kentucky English Bulletin, Curio Learning, and Education Post. He is a proud 2016 Honors graduate of Murray State University. Garris is a Kentucky State Teacher Fellow and is a nominee for the 2019 Kentucky Teacher of the Year. He was recently appointed to the Kentucky Commissioner of Education's Teacher Advisory Council (TAC).