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Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas

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

How can you make your classroom inclusive and fair?

Over my many years of teaching, federal Inclusive requirements allowed for many blessings and some really hard teaching situations. For instance while teaching an elementary music class, one of the … Continue reading

November 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Parts of Speech Poem from The Teacher Next Door

November 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Respect your teachers because…

November 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

19 Classroom Management Posters

Do you need ideas for posters to explain (or re-explain) proper classroom behavior?  How about making and using these posters as shared by WeAreTeachers.com?  Maybe you know of  a student … Continue reading

November 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Work smarter as a teacher?

As a full time teacher, I had many days that were 10-11 hours long in my school room!  Just ask my husband!  I was often advised by one of my … Continue reading

October 13, 2017 · 2 Comments

Moving around during Circle Time?

Holy cow!  Think of it!  Letting 2 and 3 year olds (also Kindergarten children) move around during your Circle Time! I just found this post on Twitter that features some … Continue reading

October 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

School won’t test for Dyslexia?

Is your child having trouble reading quickly and have low comprehension scores?  Does your child reverse lower case “b” and “d?”  Does he/she have trouble knowing right from left?  Are … Continue reading

October 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Have you tried to teach using a “flipped” classroom?

I’ve recently learned about the “flipped classroom” teaching strategy.  It’s used both as a way to teach English to Chinese students and in magnet schools to better prepare students for … Continue reading

September 23, 2017 · Leave a comment