Chris Margolin

You Can Listen to Your Students, But Do You Hear Them?

In this next column of an ongoing series “Confessions of an Educator,” Chris Margolin explains the importance of not only listening to your students, but truly hearing them.  
“Empathy is the best educator. Punishment or mechanical methodology, presumed to be a practical, do not reward a spirit starved for insights. Meaningful and ... Read the full article
Chris Margolin

Chris Margolin spent more than a decade in Education as a high school English teacher, and is now an Instructional Coach for the Longview School District. He is the founder of The Poetry Question, an online journal which focuses on reviews of small press poetry publications, and runs a regular series called "The Power of Poetry," where notable poets share their personal stories of how poetry has affected their lives. Margolin resides in Vancouver, Washington with his wife, and daughter.