It’s the day that many of us teachers look forward to all year long- the last day of school. So just like any great year, we have some end of the year memes just for teachers…..Read more.
“Oh you are a teacher? It must be so nice to have two months off. I just have a normal job with only two weeks’ vacation.” We have all heard it. And to be honest…read more
When the end of the year comes around, we teachers like to take that last snapshot of our classroom and the wonderful contents in it. Sometimes we get more than we bargain for; sometimes tears are shed. Read more here.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s gift to high school social studies teachers is Hamilton, his Pulitzer and Tony award winning play. Using musical theatre, he rescued history from the mind-numbing facts listed in textbooks.. Read more.
You are sitting at your desk after a long Thursday, drinking your cold coffee. No, it's not iced coffee; it's just left over from this morning. You open your email and your stomach turns over. The [...]
Children are capable of so much more than society gives them credit for. Helicopter parenting is becoming increasingly common and children are being required to do less and less for themselves. Sure, it's easier to do [...]
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s gift to high school social studies teachers is Hamilton, his Pulitzer and Tony award winning play. Using musical theatre, he rescued history from the mind-numbing facts listed in textbooks and gave students an alternative narrative, a hip-hop [...]
When I was pursuing my master’s in education, I spent a great deal of time examining the philosophies of various critical theorists. Vygotsky, Piaget, Freire, Montessori, Gardner, Pestalozzi and a whole host of other big [...]
I have a friend who retired after many years as a Superintendent of Schools with many accolades and awards, a highly respected professional. When interviewed by her local paper, she was asked if, given the [...]