Tribe. As I read I'll think about how his words connect to our team goal which is to create a strong teaching/learning team. I'll also think about the fact that the first days of school are, in a sense, a homecoming for students. They are returning after a couple of months of summer play, study, camp, and family time.
As I read Junger's words, I'll likely tweet out essential notes, notes that will inform the teaching/learning efforts in the year ahead. I look forward to the new learning to come.