10 Most Blog Posts Of 2019

10 Most Blog Posts Of 2019

10 Most Blog Posts Of 2019 2019 is just about over.  Can you believe that?  2019 has been a really full year; with some great things and some not-so-great things.  At the end of the year, I can look back and be really grateful.  I’m grateful for my family and...
How To Teach Artemis Fowl Eoin Colfer

How To Teach Artemis Fowl Eoin Colfer

How To Teach Artemis Fowl Eoin Colfer Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer is one of my favorite science fiction novels for upper elementary students. This book is the first in the series, and many students get hooked on reading the series once they read it. Although the...
How to Successfully Prepare for a Substitute

How to Successfully Prepare for a Substitute

How to Successfully Prepare for a Substitute You love your students. You really do. But you don’t love the germs they share with you – or the ones that your own kids bring home.  At some point, you will end up missing a day or two of school.  You might miss due...
Finding Teacher Support When You Feel Alone

Finding Teacher Support When You Feel Alone

Finding Teacher Support When You Feel Alone Although people talk about school communities, teaching can be a lonely and isolating job. Teachers spend the majority of their day in their classrooms with little interaction with other adults. Planning periods are often...
10 Easy Ways to Engage Students Before Winter Break

10 Easy Ways to Engage Students Before Winter Break

10 Easy Ways to Engage Students Before Winter Break The days before winter break can be a drag for both students and teachers. Everyone is ready for a holiday, and it is a struggle to motivate both adults and students. Teachers should plan to wrap up units a few days...
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