Tag Archives: Teacher

Who Needs To Be A Rock Star

In case I haven’t mentioned it before, I absolutely love being a teacher! I know we are not the highest paid professional, we put in long hours(despite what others, not in education, may tell you) and we often read in … Continue reading

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Best and Worst of My Week

Student Quotes–                                                                             … Continue reading

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Thinking Maps

I have been very fortunate in my teaching career, to have taught for districts/schools that value professional development.  I have attended more than my fair share of PD.  Some have been good, some so-so, and some life changing.  Thinking Maps … Continue reading

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Trials of Being a Teacher

When did it become acceptable for kids to be rude? Over the past few years, I have noticed a steep increase in disrespectful behavior in children. As a teacher, I see this inappropriate behavior both at school, and in my … Continue reading

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Slow Down To Catch Up

As a reading intervention teacher I constantly have to remind myself to slow down so my students can catch up. I have to balance the sense of urgency to bring the students up to grade level in reading, with what … Continue reading

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Mother/Daughter Day

I have wanted to start a blog for awhile, but never took the first step. As an elementary teacher, I find myself reading other teacher’s blogs and loving the ideas and stories they share. I put off starting my blog … Continue reading

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