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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

Supreme Court Rules to Increase Care for Special Education Students

I can’t tell you how pleased I am with this ruling by our Supreme Court.  According to Politico, “The Supreme Court today ruled Wednesday that school districts must go the … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sexual Harrassment Stopped!

This is a crazy post about someone who resisted being sexually harassed while in school.  The girl’s bra was repeatedly snapped by a fellow student.  The girl reported it to … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Parents as Servant Leaders

Have you ever wondered how you can teach your children to be servants and encouragers of others? Bottom line?  They need to see you being a servant leader.  If you’re … Continue reading

March 10, 2017 · 4 Comments

Are We Asking Stupid Questions?

Now that I have your attention…As teachers and/or parents, are we asking questions that really don’t allow for inquiry or research based answers?   I know that I often ask … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Need an Emotional Jump Start to End Your School Year?

Okay, the thrill of Winter storms is probably over (I hope) and your students (and you) are probably looking forward to Spring/Easter Vacation.  Right? I just saw this post from … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Important Life Skills to Teach our Next Generation

As a parent who succeeded in raising two young men, I was always cognizant of teaching them to be independent and knowing how to live their life by themselves.  I … Continue reading

January 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

25 Alternatives to Reading Aloud Around in Class

It’s halfway through this school year, and you’re probably looking for an alternative to make Reading/Language Arts more interesting in your classroom.  Right?  I just saw this post from an … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

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