It’s easy to put off your reflection until August, when you are gearing up for next year. But, by then… Read more Summer is Coming…And So is Next Year! Get Ready Now
Data can be used to measure the effectiveness of our instruction and assessment practices. Recently, I decided to apply the… Read more Data-Driven Wellness
I was at an ice hockey game recently and had to endure a vocal fan sitting nearby who was shouting… Read more Is Sharing Really Caring?
It’s just a few days until my school’s Christmas break. But, if I can help it, my students will never… Read more How the Grinch Teacher Avoided Holiday Countdowns
I have the honor to present at the Tri-Association 37th Annual Educators’ conference in Santo Domingo, at the amazing Carol… Read more Tri-Association Presentation – Growth Mindset (Links Inside)
Okay, this post is going to make me seem like I am an obsessive freak. There’s no way for me… Read more There’s More to Potty Numbers Than Just Number 1 and Number 2!
A few months back I wrote a post about student stress and how we, the teachers, are causing it. Through… Read more Teacher Stress: It’s a Thing and We Need to Deal With It
My professional philosophy of education changed forever on the day I learned of the Growth Mindset concept by Carol Dweck.… Read more How Growth Mindset Changed My Frigid, Rigid Ways
Recently, a colleague asked me to share some assessment data from the first quarter of the school year. I was… Read more Don’t Forget the Magic Part of Teaching
The First Days is a series of blog posts aimed at new teachers, or teachers just looking for ideas or… Read more The First Days – Take Time to Plan