Teach As If You Are Blind
Former Gang Leader Calls For Teachers To Embrace Connection
Feeling connected, cared for and truly “believed in” empowers us to rise to our highest potential. DJ Batiste is a former gang leader whose experience in a connected, compassionate Conscious Discipline classroom served as the turning point that motivated him to abandon gang life and connect with others in ways that help all involved to reach new heights. As DJ retells the story of his unlikely kinship with a classmate, imagine how much we can accomplish when we rise to our highest potential—together—with Conscious Discipline.