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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

6 Ways Students are Braver than We Give Them Credit For

Have you ever taught a child whose mother has just left her family to return to her homeland and does that on the exact morning that my student has to … Continue reading

February 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Is God in Your Classroom?

He is if you’re one of His children.  If you’re a loving and caring teacher, like most of us are, then it can be said that God could be using … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

There is No Such Thing as a Learning Disability

Before you have a cow…please keep reading.  Here’s a wonderful post that I just saw on http://www.linkedin.com that is a big funny, a bit sarcastic, and very much true about … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are Children People?

Of course, they are!  But do they really feel like people or just ignored and/or tolerated? Here’s an article that was featured in the Reader’s Digest, September 1926 (yes, 1926) … Continue reading

October 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

What do you do when your child hates school?

Of course, the answer to this question is to ask some questions of your own. Ask for explanations and descriptions before calling the teacher. Whenever I received this type of … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Stop the Attack on Teachers and Schools”

If you’ve been teaching for more than 10 years or so, you’ve seen the slow and yet strong deterioration of #respect for teachers in our society. Way too many parents … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Best APPs For Students, Parents, Teachers in Education

I just found this website that contains hundreds of apps for children, parents, and teachers.  I have never seen such a list before!  Thank you, Katie Williams for publishing this … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Individual Students Responsible for their Own Success?

The answer is yes!  During the last 5 years of my teaching 3rd grade, I required my students to analyze their own test data to help them understand their responsibility … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why are you a teacher?

We often wonder why we’re a teacher anymore because of the additional workload, meetings, lesson plans, state testing requirements and standards, and reports that have been added to our day. … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

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