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Does Your School Stink?

I recently read a post from Jill Jenkins that is so similar to my experience this past week. Like Jill Jenkins, I recently attended the Retirement Party for one of … Continue reading

May 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bringing Closure to Your School Year

I’ve just visited my former school building and all the teachers are tired and stressed!  Packing up all their school supplies, counting books, cleaning out desks, finding dead roaches behind … Continue reading

May 18, 2018 · 1 Comment

How in the world can we keep good teachers?

“How can we ensure the quality of our schools when we are losing our greatest asset: our teachers?  Three methods of improving teacher retention are: first, increase financial compensation including … Continue reading

January 18, 2018 · 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

All the testing is done…now what?

I know that my former school is completing its standardized tests this coming week.  Then what?  There’s only a few weeks of school left and you and all of our … Continue reading

May 5, 2017 · 1 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

Three Simple Ways to Improve Teacher Morale

It’s near the end of this school year.  I know your teachers are getting tired and really need a “pick me up.”  Here’s a wonderful idea from Jill Jenkins, in … 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

7 Essentials for an Emergency Teacher Toolkit

Spring-itus is upon our schools already!  Either your students are tired of being shut up in a classroom and Spring Vacation is just around the corner and they (and you) can’t … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

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