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When School Fails the Child

I had one of those dreaded meetings today. Just like many other times, the short time revolved around the teacher defending her teaching techniques rather than how we could work together to come up with a plan to help Chase be more successful in the classroom. 370 more words


How will you grow?

This time of year brings with it a lot of professional development opportunities for educators. Last week, several teachers were able to attend a conference on technology integration. 178 more words

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Life Rant: Dating is Hard, Changing is Harder

Dating is hard.

It makes it even harder when you’re also trying to figure out who you are, what you want, and what makes to happy, all while trying your hardest to stretch your last dollar so you don’t send your bank account into overdraft… or maybe it’s already in the red. 1,082 more words


Professional Reading: When do we find the time?

For the first time in a while, I had an open schedule at school. Daily classroom visits were completed. An instructional walk was conducted. Absences and requisitions were approved. 601 more words


Stones in a Bucket ~ A Play about the Power of Words to put down or uplift!

Stones in a bucket

The Maple Room kids  wrote and performed a very short play called, ‘Stones in a Bucket’ as a way to show their understanding that words and tone of voice can hurt, as well as make someone feel happy and accepted.  328 more words

References and Resourcefulness

As a classroom teacher, I spent a large majority of my time searching for resources, for both my own professional learning as an educator, and for resources that I could use with my students in the classroom.   865 more words


Fake Language? How To Know If You’re A User.

“You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.” Martin Luther

Throughout this year, I seem to be using fewer words.

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