About Laura Brown

The more I teach, the more my compassion for students, parents, and teachers grows. Thank you for reading my thoughts.

10 Teacher Resolutions for 2019

Happy 2019! I know that for most teachers the "new year" begins on the first day of teaching in either August or September.  However, the calendar does not lie--2018 is history--it's January 2019, the midpoint of the teaching year, which offers an opportunity for reflection.  In my school district the year 2020 is the focus year [...]

By |2019-01-08T11:42:40+00:00January 8th, 2019|Social Justice|0 Comments

Gratefully Addicted to Remind.com

Do you use Remind?  I am currently enrolled in fourteen Remind groups.  Fourteen may sound excessive, but I am grateful for each membership because it has increased my connection to my students and my children's school life. In case you are unfamiliar with my favorite technology, please allow me to explain. The Remind App is [...]

Water those marigolds! Watch those experienced educators bloom!

In 2003, I made a career leap by changing school districts.  I had been in a comfortable position, with eight years teaching middle school social studies in a wealthy suburban school.  However, I needed a change. I did not want to teach in a single classroom, in one building, investigating a particular topic for thirty-four [...]

By |2018-11-09T13:00:30+00:00November 9th, 2018|Instruction&Curriculum|0 Comments