Food is flying around the room. kids are whining. The clock is slow. It is the Wednesday before Spring Break!!! Sweet Baby Jesus, let us all survive. Do you feel me?? See?! I am starting to sound like them. Ugh! Honestly, we do have some pretty cool things going on at school now. We have […]
To quote Led Zeppelin, “It’s been a long time since I rock and rolled.” At least that is how I feel right now. It HAS been a LONG time since I have written a blog post! Shame on Me! I am sorry. I let life get in the way, and I shouldn’t do that, but […]
During the last few weeks of school, whenever I go over what we are learning, and explain what is expected of them, I get this response: “I don’t feel like it.” But it usually sounds more like this: “I don’t feeeeeeeeeeel like it.”
I would be willing to bet you that every classroom in America has, at the very least, one child with ADD in it. Maybe they haven’t been diagnosed yet, but they have the symptoms loud and clear. As teachers, it is our job to “level the playing field” for these kiddos. Some people, mostly outside […]
No matter how badly you want to tell Little Johnny’s Dad to go to hell, you ARE a crucial role model for your students. Therefore, you must show your students what appropriate behavior looks like & sounds like even when involved in a heated conversation.