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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

School Wants Parents to Take Responsibility

Here’s a very interesting post about a school in Portugal that is strongly urging parents to take responsibility for the behavior of their children and their social and emotional training.  The … Continue reading

March 19, 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

Why Should You Read to Your Middle School Students?

Yes, most students in our Middle Schools can read and are probably not ESOL Level 1.  Do you also agree that pre-school children should be read to on a daily … Continue reading

February 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are you a Marigold Among the Thorns

I’ve noticed that this post from over a year ago is consistently viewed by my followers.  Because of this, I thought I’d post it again. Are your friends/co-teachers always complaining … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · 10 Comments

Win a Fellowes Classroom Laminator

Hey!  Who wouldn’t love to have their own laminator in your own classroom?  Here’s a way to possibly win this and some more items from weareteachers.com.  You can’t win if … Continue reading

December 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

How do you Shift from Surviving to Thriving as a Teacher?

So, you’ve been teaching now for almost 3 months.  How are you doing?  If you’re like most teachers, you’ve won some battles, figured out some students, are getting more sleep … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · 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

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