Megan Allen


Why You Should Become a Teacher's Fairy Godparent

A kindhearted woman named Rosemary sent care packages and notes of inspiration to a Florida teacher's classroom. We should all do the same.

In our Transforming Schools Together series, teachers affiliated with the Center for Teaching Quality invite us to re-imagine the very concept of school, and suggest small actions we can take to improve existing schools.


Confession: I have a penchant for sticky notes. They are the perfect size for the "sticky-note fairy" (wink, wink...guess who?) to sprinkle kind words of encouragement to surprised students and faculty. One day a brown cardboard box filled to the brim with Post-Its showed up at my school office, addressed to me. It came courtesy of someone who has left an imprint on my life, my fairy godmother.

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