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May 10Liked by Geoff Holsclaw (PhD)

I had very similar thoughts about the book. There are long sections that had me noting... "This is complete and utter crap..." and then on the next page there would be an interesting idea to work out. It felt like a rant in numerous places. As someone with a family full of educators it felt as if she found the most extreme examples of SEL that she could (which I would argue are rather rare across the scope of American education) and made them exemplars of the entire educational system. My wife is a school counselor and her life looks nothing like what is suggested by this work.

I would guess that we are going to end up in a similar place with this book, and I look forward to the next post to see where you find helpful ideas in the book.

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