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Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas

Category Archives: self-esteem

A New Year = New Beginnings

What better time to get re-organized than at the beginning of a new year?  For instance, I’ve heard that a long-time custom in China was for all families to “sweep” … Continue reading

December 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

Back to School Made Easy

Oh no!  It’s almost August and that means SCHOOL IS GOING TO START SOON!  Aaaarrrrgggghhhh! I know, I know.  No more sleeping in past 5:35, no more shopping during the … Continue reading

July 29, 2017 · 1 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

How to Help Children (or yourself) With Anxiety

Are you afraid of spiders?  Is your child afraid of dogs or arriving late at a social situation?  Notice that the word “afraid” is consistent in both situations?  You know … Continue reading

December 20, 2016 · 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

Are You a Whole Teacher?

I just saw this post from teachthough.com, and thought it may help you evaluate your year as a teacher (or parent) this past school year. No human can succeed at … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Child’s Self-Esteem needs to be developed?

Now, this could be a troubling topic, especially if you’re in the life stage of understanding your toddler or early elementary age child. I once heard a Pastor say that … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment