Because GWALP loves them so much, I decided to give them a try. I used this resource to help me decide how to structure the circles/prepare for it.

I had them read and answer the questions while I was gone, so I was hoping they would actually do the work [you know, it’s 50-50 with a…


They do get better with practice.  When I did them with last year’s group of honors kids, doing them at least once a week kept them on their toes.  And I had to step in and redirect less and less.

"It was very disgusting. That’s as blunt as I can be. I could say other words as well. We went back on YouTube and looked at Cam Newton’s post game interviews. I was like "oh my God," I see what people see. I see how people are viewing me. When they see this selfish player, or see this childish temper tantrum that I was throwing, I’m like "that’s why people look at me like that"