It was a great day when I discovered 4 magic words that just seem to dissolve tension and eliminate at least half of the arguments in my classroom.
If you’ve ever taught writing, you know how long grading essays and research papers and stories can take. But does it really have to take an eternity to get through that stack of writing?
Do you ever feel like you have no idea what advice to give to parents? Or maybe you do have the experience but don’t feel comfortable telling them what they really need to hear.
I know there are teachers out there who insist that it’s important to have a good rapport with your students. They say that a good rapport can be the difference between a class that is out-of-control and one that respects and listens to you. Or that once you develop a good rapport with a student, you may be amazed how dedicated and loyal they become.
Today I want to share with you the top 10 posts from Teach 4 the Heart. You may have seen some of these before, but a lot of them have actually been around for awhile, so you might have missed them.
Today I want to share with you my 5 favorite education blogs. Now, I’m not claiming that these are the best education blogs out there, but they ARE my favorites – the ones that I actually subscribe to or follow and enjoying reading and sharing.
Can you picture it? That look in a kids’ eye, that smile on their face as they first see the presents on Christmas morning?
So it’s Christmas time again, and you may be wondering what you should get your students. Or if you should get them anything. Or how on earth you could find the time or money to buy or make even a small gift for 100 students.
Christmas is an incredible time. And it’s not just the decorations, lights, food, and presents. The truths of Christmas are amazing and life-changing.