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A month to go and 'Remembering Lucy' will be in my hands!

Only a month to go! On Monday August 21st my children’s book ‘Remembering Lucy’ will be released.

Although my first book ‘A Special Kind of Grief’ (a resource book for teachers) was released in June and I was thoroughly excited to at last hold my ‘creation in my hands, my level of excitement is even greater for ‘Remembering Lucy’. 240 more words

work or summer camp...? the summer of change

I have no idea how this happened, but when we officially moved out here in April, I was on high alert for what summer would look like. 774 more words

Diploma rule a setback for Indiana schools, students

Parents and educators have pushed back for years against attempts to eliminate Indiana’s general high-school diploma, arguing it’s an important option for students who would struggle to earn the more rigorous Core 40 or academic honors diplomas. 592 more words

From poor soil, children in the education system.


Working with kids is what I do, and if you haven’t read my previous post ‘Dear Shitty Parents‘ – please head on over and read it…like it, comment on it! 475 more words


Having trouble tracking participation?

So as teachers we need to teach our tiny humans to learn our content area, control their behaviors, use their manners, be kind to others, be all around good people, take standardized test, pass standardized tests, give them grades, make individualized plans, track data and at the end of the day we still have to grade them on their participation. 343 more words

Grading Policy