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Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas

Monthly Archives: March, 2017

Are ADHD Meds Making Your Child Shorter?

Do you have a child/student who is being treated for ADD/ADHD?  I have taught a bunch of children who were taking various kinds of meds for the ADD/ADHD and the … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Add a Little Spice to Classrooms

Are you a new teacher who is looking for a fun way to to reinforce vocabulary skills?  Are you an experienced teacher who just needs some more ideas to make … Continue reading

March 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Your Child/Student Doesn’t Understand What They Just Read?

Why doesn’t your child understand what they just read, especially if there aren’t any pictures to help them? If your child is very young, perhaps even a pre-schooler, don’t panic! … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Parents, It’s Time to STOP Undermining Our Kids’ Teachers!

Oh, did I love reading this post from Huff Post Parents Canada.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve observed parents “not being parents.”  Calling your child “bud,” “friend,” … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are you following education blogs?

Teachers, parents, educators…what blogs are you regularly reading?  I know you’re busy an stressed beyond measure this time of the year – trying to get everything done before school ends.  … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Understanding Your Child’s Anger

The first time your little one shows anger it just about floors you!  As a mother, I was floored. I was wondering where he learned how to do that?  Then … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

What did you do today to help my substitute?

I really disliked having to plan for a substitute teacher. Mostly because I was a substitute for 15 years while our sons were growing up.  I knew what they had to … Continue reading

March 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are we beginning Kindergarten way too early?

Absolutely in many ways.  If you’ve ever spent time in the early elementary grades as a teacher, I know you’ll also agree. I just saw the results of research performed … Continue reading

March 17, 2017 · 1 Comment