Posted on July 19, 2017
Does anyone else set too many goals for summer vacation? I find that every summer I tell myself, “I’m going to read every new book, play all of the video games I haven’t gotten around to, catch up with old friends, AND plan all of my units for the school year.” Now it’s mid-July, and I’ve managed to complete a total of zero of the things I wanted to do.
If you too, are an ambitious teacher who overplans for
Posted on August 12, 2016
My 4-year-old son loves books with CDs. I put on the CD in the car, give him the book and he is set! On our last venture to the library we picked up Eric Carle’s A House for Hermit Crab. We accidentally took it inside the house so we never got to listen to it in the car until today. We were on our way to the library and I suggested he listen to A House for Hermit Crab one
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Posted on August 4, 2016
When you are a first year teacher, you are doing everything you can to survive. Survive not just the teaching day, but survive: “pop in” administration visits, parent phone calls and emails, new curriculum, managing student behavior, professional development days with new strategies (that need to be implemented immediately), and all of the other tasks that are expected of teachers daily. I believe every first year teacher has a light bulb moment, this is mine.
Who would believe teachers need