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Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas

Rich-Poor Achievement Gap is Lowering in U.S.

What about the educational achievement gap that has been quite wide between the rich and poor students in U.S.? Good news!  The gap is lowering. According to a recent article … Continue reading

December 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

What can America Learn About Smart Schools in other Countries?

Our American public education system has been under increased criticism about its lack of critical thinking skill preparations.  We’re good at teaching memorization in Math, but not so good in … Continue reading

December 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Who are our students anyway?

Twenty years ago we teachers and parents were concerned about how our children “felt about themselves” and being able to acknowledge their strengths and weaknesses.  We encouraged them to accept their … Continue reading

December 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Huge Collection of Free Santa and Elf Themes Printables

Do you have young children in your home who love to color or do crafts?  Are you going “crazy” running around trying to find something for your younger students to … Continue reading

November 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Microaggressions? What are they?

Have you ever seen children “moving across the hallway” when a certain person walks down the hallway?  (Doesn’t that remind you of the parable about the Good Samaritan and all … Continue reading

November 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Autistic Confessions – I Don’t Handle Last Minute Changes Very Well

Originally posted on Anonymously Autistic:
When I set out to do something I need to know the end time and like to know what to expect. For example if I…

November 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

20 Free Learning Packs for Pre-K and Kindergarten

How do you teach and reinforce skills in recognizing the alphabet for Pre-K and Kindergarten?  I just found a wonderful resource on Pinterest via Twitter.  In addition to reading and … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

How to Get Your School’s Parents Involved

My latest 10 years of teaching in an public elementary school were quite successful for me in many ways.  One of the ways to mention is that I was able to … Continue reading

November 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

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