We Were Meant to be Teachers!

Classroom Management Strategies and other Teacher Worthy Ideas

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

What did you do today to help my substitute?

I really disliked having to plan for a substitute teacher. Mostly because I was a substitute for 15 years while our sons were growing up.  I knew what they had to … Continue reading

March 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Are we beginning Kindergarten way too early?

Absolutely in many ways.  If you’ve ever spent time in the early elementary grades as a teacher, I know you’ll also agree. I just saw the results of research performed … Continue reading

March 17, 2017 · 1 Comment

Worried about the results of HR 610?

I spent my last 10 years of full time teaching in a Title 1 school.  Depending upon grant fund availability each year, our children received help in Speech, Reading Comprehension, … Continue reading

March 16, 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

Getting Older? – Keep Learning New Things

A quote from Henry Ford:

March 14, 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

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

What is the point of school?

How would you answer this question? “The point of school is not to get good at school but to effectively parlay what we learned in school in other learning and … Continue reading

March 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

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