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Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas

Monthly Archives: January, 2015

Should Teachers Be Allowed to Touch Students?

My heart just breaks when I think of all the children who are from really unhappy homes and came to my classroom and felt relaxed knowing that it was a safe … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Blessings of Being a Mentor Teacher

Over my 43 years of teaching, I’ve helped a lot of future teachers during their Student/Practice Teaching or Junior Year Observations Practicum.  I bumped into one of my former Practice … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Monitoring skills during pair and groupwork

Some ideas that work for the teacher to use during pair and group work.

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Age Appropriate Chores Chart

Are you wondering how to teach your children and/or students to become independent citizens?  I just saw this chart again and thought it would be appropriate for my readers who … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Teacher to parents: About THAT kid (the one who hits, disrupts and influences YOUR kid)

I just saw this article which I feel that I need to share.  It relates our teacher frustration about “troubling” students and why we can’t share their personal information with … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

How can you get your students to read faster?

I just saw this YouTube from Dr. Johnson giving specific ideas on how to have a student become responsible for increasing their own fluency rates. He’s included suggestions about including … Continue reading

January 1, 2015 · Leave a comment