One big thing that has been on my mind this year is the relationship I have with my students. I pride myself in knowing my students well, beyond the mathematical skills they display and don’t display in my class. 860 more words
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As a young reader, I was totally confused. If you are interested you can read about my reading issues in a past blog. But more importantly and on topic for today, my comprehension only turned a corner once I slowly came to realize that if I could picture the story in my head, I understood the book or short story much better! 1,093 more words
The everyday stress of teaching students in the throes of beginning adolescence adds up over a while.
The everyday stress of living in poverty (which was about 90 percent of my students) adds up over a while. 643 more words
How often do you often run into disrespect?
And how do you feel when you do run into disrespect? How do you act?
Our principal at my middle school this last semester wisely emphasized… 1,596 more words