Good teachers do much, much more than teach. They are role models, mentors, and even confidants for their students, and sometimes a teacher can make all the difference in a child’s life!
That’s the main reason why educators hold an immense responsibility in their hands, and they should acknowledge that.
The teacher who made the whiteboard with “Monday Check-in” definitely acknowledges that, and Facebook user Tara Mitchell Holman who shared the photo of the whiteboard was touched when she first saw it.
This is what she posted:
More than 187k people shared the photo, and it gained more than 83k likes.
Holman says that maybe we could pass this among teachers, and we agree with her. We believe it’s a great idea, and it’s a beautiful example of teachers supporting their student’s mental health.
We all know that childhood can be very tough, and being a teen is even tougher. Mental health issues among young people are on the rise, and the pressure of social media definitely plays a role in that.
Teens and kids can use all the mental and emotional support we can give them, and since they spend a lot of time in their schools, teachers are in an excellent position to offer them that kind of support.
We believe that this “Post-it Note” method is simple enough, but can be very effective.