Empowering Students with Trust…Best Thing We Can Do

I’ve had a great day but there was one moment that stood out above and beyond all the rest for me.  This morning we had our first all school assembly of the year (which was more than fantastic).  Just before the assembly started I was able to hand our big DSLR camera to one of our scholars whose shown a particular interest in video production and say, “why don’t you film the assembly.”

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Letting go of my reflexive “this would be a great shot” or “I want to get a clip of…” and just trusting the student…not worrying about the camera…just believing in her…that was the best part of my day.

And here’s the video to prove it:

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