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Teaching is a Calling?

You bet it is!  Truthfully, I became a teacher because “I wasn’t smart enough to be a nurse!”  I’m NOT kidding!  I just wanted to attend college and do something with my life.   270 more words

Mentoring Students

Parents as Servant Leaders

Have you ever wondered how you can teach your children to be servants and encouragers of others?

Bottom line?  They need to see you being a servant leader.   237 more words

Classroom Management

What is the point of school?

How would you answer this question?

“The point of school is not to get good at school but to effectively parlay what we learned in school in other learning and in life.” 265 more words

Professional Development Days

How to Make a Movie Trailer for a Book

YouTube, TV. videos, gaming, movie theaters, are all influencing our children and students.  How can we get them back to reading books and other print literature? 198 more words

Home School Instruction

How Can You Make Their Writing More Interesting?

Are you a teacher of Writing Skills?  Are you a Home School parent?

Are you preparing your students for their semi-annual writing samples?

Are they bored yet? 196 more words

Professional Development Days

9 Ways to Help Students Learn Through Their Mistakes

Remember that Edison failed about 10,000 times before he invented the electric light bulb?  Okay, it was only 9,999 times!  Anyhow, how can we teach students (and other humans) how to learn from their own mistakes? 190 more words

Classroom Management

50 Crazy Ideas to Change Education

Let’s pretend that you’re attending a Professional Development Day and your Principal opens up the meeting with the question, “What would you change and/or fix in our school and our education plans?”  Imagine the initial quiet because of fear of being rebellious.   257 more words

Classroom Management