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UIL Oral Reading

This year I was given the opportunity to coach UIL Oral Reading. I competed and placed in UIL Poetry and Prose all through High School, so I was THRILLED to help out. 756 more words


February 2016 focus and class schedule

How are your New Year’s resolutions coming along? Are they beginning to fade away? The deep groove of habits is not easy to change. If you find yourself slipping into the old habit patterns you thought you wanted to change, do not condemn yourself! 577 more words


Feeling Overwhelmed?

Teachers on a daily basis are bombarded with a constant flow of ‘things’ they feel should be doing in the classroom through workshops, professional readings, staff meetings, administration, and fellow teachers. 412 more words

Classroom Management

Swedish A2

Tenho um novo professor de Sueco. Como a aula da tarde não abriu tive de ficar na turma da noite e por isso tenho um professor diferente. 514 more words

Swedish Life

What Makes a Great Teacher?

After teaching for 27 years, I’ve been reflecting on what the qualities of a great teacher are.

The things that came to mind have nothing to do with curriculum delivery, local testing results or teacher performance reviews. 247 more words


11 Ways to Beat Teacher Burnout

It was just a few years ago that I was 100 percent certain that I didn’t want to teach any more. Teaching had taken over my life; I had no time for my family, and most importantly, I had no time for my own basic needs. 1,001 more words


Andrew Jackson: A mock trial/debate

The Lesson Plan

This unit was all about “Old Hickory” Jackson. I knew I wanted to do something special for our seventh president, a man equally vilified and deified  over the course of history.   905 more words