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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

Children Need to Fidget!

How many adults can sit still for 30″ without “going crazy?”  How soon do you start bouncing your leg, curling your hair, tapping your finger nails onto a table?  I’m … Continue reading

May 24, 2017 · 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

How Can You Keep Your Cool When Your Students are Difficult?

It seemed that I had one or more difficult children each year that I taught in public schools or in private day care.  Most of them just needed to be … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tips for Sensory Seekers to Survive a Classroom

Quite a few years ago, I had a student who had some touch/sensory sensitivities in areas of types of clothing, noise, peer interactions, to name a few areas.  It was … Continue reading

August 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Child’s Guide to Concentrating (for KIDS with ADHD)

My husband recently brought home a wonderful book that is a story of Craig, a real boy, and compiled by Bonita Blazer, Ph.D., a Learning/Attention Specialist.  Craig designed and compiled … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

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