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Teacher burnout is a phrase that we hear all too often in the field of education, and it’s no wonder with all that teachers must juggle day in and day out. Most teachers take their work home: planning, grading and brainstorming well into the evening and on the weekend. more here

Sometimes, I feel like I need a little perspective. Some days, I come home from work exhausted. Especially this week, the week before Thanksgiving Break. Read more here.

A few weeks after my son was born in November 2015, I started thinking differently as a teacher. While I don’t think this applies to everyone, I feel like it did – and continues to – make me a better teacher…….Read more here.

In my early years of teaching, I spent much of my time and energy focused on classroom management. Included in this was teaching students how to have a productive classroom discussion..…Read more.

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[Episode 52] Teaching Controversial Topics in Elementary School

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

"You can start teaching social justice to students when they're young enough to suffer from social ills." In this episode of The Educator's Room podcast, we talk to two elementary school teachers, LaNesha from Education From [...]

[Episode 53] Helping Students With Dyslexia in Schools

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

In this episode, Franchesca Warren interviews Mike T. Dunn, Director of College Counseling at AIM Academy, a school for students with dyslexia. In this interview Mike discusses the following: how schools can best support students [...]

[Episode 54]Are Teachers Watching the Decline of Education?

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

In the episode, Franchesca Warren interviews Jeremy Adams and his widely popular article, Do Modern Educators Have a Front Row Seat to the American Decline. In this podcast, they discuss the following: how teachers are [...]

[Episode 55] Breaking Through The Shame: Going Through A Divorce

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

In this episode, Franchesca Warren interviews Traci H., writer/educator and her experiences of going through a divorce while teaching. In this interview they discuss: the shame of the word divorce how to handle teaching a classroom [...]

Using Experts in My Classroom

November 19th, 2017|0 Comments

When I think about using experts in the classroom, I think about an experience my fourth graders had last year. It was roughly a month into the school year. We had built a community of [...]

When Students Provide Perspective

November 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Sometimes, I feel like I need a little perspective. Some days, I come home from work exhausted. Especially this week, the week before Thanksgiving Break. This is not something that is unique to me.  All [...]

15 Things My 2-Year-Old Taught Me This Year

November 19th, 2017|0 Comments

A few weeks after my son was born in November 2015, I started thinking differently as a teacher. While I don't think this applies to everyone, I feel like it did - and continues to [...]

A Teacher’s Gratitude

November 19th, 2017|1 Comment

I am a teacher. I give thanks for dry erase markers that work and pre-sharpened pencils, for chocolate and caffeine. I meet canceled meetings, bathroom breaks and snow days with gratitude and I am thankful [...]

Teachers who Practice Self-Care: Selfish or Sustainable?

November 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Teacher burnout is a phrase that we hear all too often in the field of education, and it's no wonder with all that teachers must juggle day in and day out. Most teachers take their [...]

The Civics Teacher Conundrum: Teaching Trump

November 12th, 2017|0 Comments

By George Cassutto Donald J. Trump was elected president of the United States in 2016 and inaugurated on January 20, 2017. He holds the highest office in the land, and for most scholars, he is [...]

The Case of the Shrinking Education Department

November 12th, 2017|0 Comments

This year has been challenging for teachers for a myriad of reasons. Research shows stress, PTSD, and mental/emotional health issues are running rampant for teachers around the country. Faced with the Trump Effect, many teachers [...]

Interview Tips from the Other Side of the Table

November 12th, 2017|1 Comment

Whenever my school has interviews for an open position, I do my best to be able to be a part of the process. Our candidates are always really impressive, and there are just a few [...]

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