What has been a pivotal moment for you? Maybe someone asked you, “Why?” Or perhaps you learned a new way of looking at things. Maybe the pandemic forced you to redefine a value. In education, there are hundreds of pivotal moments throughout our careers, and no matter how small, they shape us into our current selves. In this issue of Kaleidoscope, read about these pivotal moments and grapple with the new ways of being that arise from them.

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From the Editor's Desk

    From the Editors’ Desk: Pivotal Moments

    When we encounter stories of teachers who have made meaningful changes, we often find that there were one or two pivotal moments that sparked—or even demanded—change.