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What questions should be asked during the 1st month of school?

As you’re getting to know your students this new school year, are you really getting to know them?  Not just how tall they are or do they speak reasonably acceptable … Continue reading

August 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Is your child ready for Kindergarten?

How can you know if your child is ready for Kindergarten?  First of all, if you’re really concerned, contact a current Kindergarten teacher to find out the prerequisites for their … Continue reading

August 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Simple Notebook System for Classroom Management

Sometimes a teacher, new or experienced, needs to take notes concerning a student’s behavior both positive and negative.  Walking around with a cell app in use becoming more common. But, … Continue reading

July 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are you a David in a world of Goliaths in your school system?

It’s near the end of your year with your students and you’re emotionally and probably physically exhausted!  I truly understand.  I know you feel like a David constantly fighting battles … Continue reading

May 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are you thinking about homeschooling?

There are so many advantages to home schooling your children.  Independent study allows your child to advance at his/her level of competency, flexible schedules, opportunities for educational field trips, so … Continue reading

May 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

52 Mistakes We Make in Schools Every Day and Every Year

Insanity in Education?  If you’ve taught for 5 years or more, I know you’ll agree with this list of mistakes schools and school districts make every year, almost everywhere.  We’ve … Continue reading

April 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

50 of the Best Google Chrome Extensions for Teachers

The population is using Google Chrome more and more each day, giving Explorer a run for their money so to speak. Teachthought.com, has just summarized 50 of the best Chrome … Continue reading

April 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Building Positive Teacher-Student Relationships

I know that this year is almost over, but we can still end on on a positive note! From weareteachers.com

April 1, 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

Teaching is a Calling?

You bet it is!  Truthfully, I became a teacher because “I wasn’t smart enough to be a nurse!”  I’m NOT kidding!  I just wanted to attend college and do something … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

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