A Teacher Finds Her Calling in Barbara Kennard’s ‘Dragons in My Classroom’ [EXCERPT]

Barbara Kennard with her students at the Dragon School in Oxford, England.
Barbara Kennard with her students at the Dragon School in Oxford, England. (Photo courtesy Barbara Kennard)

Teachers are tenacious by nature. They know how to adapt, and they constantly strive to sharpen their skills, connect with students, and leave an indelible mark on children’s lives. Barbara Kennard is one such teacher. But in her forthcoming memoir, Dragons in My Classroom, she candidly admits that she didn’t start out that way. She had to learn to become the kind of teacher she always wanted to be. We hope you love this exclusive sneak peek from the book, due on store shelves on June 14. Enjoy! —J&H

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