The Tantalizing Courage of My Daughter’s Teacher to Start The Year With “Content Can Wait.”

I knew my daughter’s 2nd grade was going to be different for her. Little did I realize that her classroom setting would impact me profoundly.

“Dad, I got a gift from my new teacher today?” was my 8 year old daughter’s excited opener after her first day of school. When I unrolled a note inside her bag of gifts, my instinct was that this year would be profound. It is one thing to set…