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Student Teaching

The first day of school is always scary.  But this wasn’t exactly my first day of school.  I have been going to school for years… 321 more words


Getting to Know: Steve Watson - SHS Science Teacher and Department Chair

by Dr. Ellin Booras, Principal – Sandwich High School

Steve Watson is a great new addition to our team of department chairs.  Mr. Watson holds degrees from Westfield State, earning his Bachelors in Biology and Fitchburg College, where he completed his MA in Education. 556 more words

STEM Academy

我是老師 - I am a teacher

These past two months have been packed with activity. I am grateful for a wonderful school, kind neighbors, gifted teachers, and for the delicious food! I’m slowly… slowly starting to pick up basic Chinese phrases. 411 more words

Top tips for new teachers

As you can see, I haven’t posted in three whole weeks. This can mean only one thing… back to school time! While I love teaching and being back in the classroom with thirty eager to learn children (okay, pretty much all thirty are eager pretty much all the time), I am lacking some me time. 1,430 more words


Be Willing to Embrace Change...

As an educator you must be willing to embrace change. Educators are the facilitators of the future…I just love that thought, don’t you? A little scary too, if you think about it! 282 more words


First Teacher Apple!

Ethan just started his third year of teaching, so you would think he would have gotten plenty of apples from students by now, but this week marked his very first one… and boy, did it make up for not having ever gotten one before! 75 more words


New school term

Starting band again this term, covering an extended medical leave. It was a lucky coincidence and I am grateful for the second contract which will bump me up in seniority for next round of postings! 82 more words