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"We Teach Students, not Subjects" - Joy Woodard

This is one the most memorable quotes of my Education degree. Another, stated  by my current co-op teacher, is,

“Kids don’t care how much you know till they know you care.” 

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First Grade, First Impressions

Things I learned and things that happened after just one hour in a first-grade classroom:

1.  First grade is such a big year for learning.  Reading and writing skills grow exponentially.   674 more words


STEM Academy


I have some exciting news to share! Over the long President’s day weekend I was asked to give a talk to a STEM Academy near my home town. 315 more words

To The First Grade Classroom!

Emboldened by my own success of finishing the doll house, and BOTH children’s baby books (only four to six years after the fact, mind you), I’m moving on to bigger things:  Volunteering in my son’s first-grade classroom. 606 more words


Welcome to ThePeoplesUniversity's Science Class!

My name is Zuckeh Adams. Science has always been my passion. When I started my career as a science teacher in 1962, we were just discovering the radio. 123 more words


The Poison of Creationism: One Middle School Science Teacher’s Perspective

As a Clergy Project member and former minister, I feel fortunate to have become a part of the family of freethinkers, agnostics, atheists and secular humanists who are at the forefront of change.   2,184 more words

Clergy Project

What It Takes to Find Life After Teaching: Advice from a Former Science Teacher

As teachers, we’ve encouraged students to follow their passions, aim high and believe in themselves — but do we believe this advice applies to us, too? 769 more words