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Day 33--Gabriella's Story

I have met few people who thrive on drama more than Gabriella. She is her own personal episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians or… 646 more words


My Favorite Shel Silverstein Poems

I loved reading Shel Silverstein‘s poems as a kid. I found them funny, thoughtful, and weird. As an educator and adult, my love for Silverstein hasn’t waned even though my favorite poems have changed. 841 more words


The ROCK Is Between The Hard Place And You

Welcome back W O N D E R teachers!  

Here we are!  Today we are closing out our series, Wonder Teachers, with the letter R. … 713 more words
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Six Things I Learnt From Teaching English as a Second Language

Teaching is one of the most challenging, underrated and stressful professions a person could ever go into. As exasperating as it may be, it is also one of the most rewarding professions and over the course of time I spent teaching I discovered there is a lot that you can learn from teaching a classroom full of (mostly) disinterested students. 1,126 more words

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Our Friend and Counselor, Mrs. Cohen

Last year we were blessed with a new counselor at Robinson (well, she wasn’t new to Robinson, but she was new to this particular job at Robinson!), and she has in many ways become our friend as much as our counselor.   450 more words


First Read With Your Roadrunner of 2017!

Man, this must have been a busy week because I didn’t blog all week AND I have pictures from things that happened a week ago.  MANY APOLOGIES!   161 more words


How important are great teacher pupil relationships?

From tes.com

If my school was defined by it’s socio-economic context, it would be destined for poor results, dreadful behaviour, high staff turnover and probably some sort of academy trust bulldozing a mechanical path towards a phony outstanding grade. 1,082 more words