About Aimee Cribbs

Dr. Aimee Cribbs has twenty years of elementary classroom experience in Georgia's Title I schools. She's taught in a diverse, urban setting and a small rural system. She currently serves as an Education adjunct for Piedmont College and the Morningside College Applied Research Center. She is also a teacher candidate supervisor for Dalton State College. Her research focuses include teaching creativity, educators as the instruments of reform, and graduate writing self-efficacy. She is an advocate for teachers, who she believes have the single most important job in the world.

The Ins and Outs of Walking Out: Understanding Strike Law

Understanding the legality and process of recent teacher strikes is a daunting task.  As a part of the public sector, education protocol is governed by statutory and case law.  Since primary control of the public education system is relegated to individual states, school law differs from state to state.  This includes laws about teacher unions [...]

By |2018-04-11T18:23:08-04:00April 11th, 2018|Current Events in Education|0 Comments

Dear TER Readers and Educators: Let’s Change the World

Dear TER Readers and Educators, I’m not asking for much, just your help changing the world.  It may sound like an overstatement, but I wholeheartedly believe that improving the American education system is the only path to lasting, meaningful change in all areas of society and citizenship.  I also wholeheartedly believe that the educators in [...]

By |2018-01-21T12:57:45-04:00January 21st, 2018|From the Front Lines|0 Comments

A Teacher’s Gratitude

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 for forgotten fidget spinners and silly bands that’ve come and gone, thankful for completed paperwork, planned fire drills, and a [...]

By |2017-11-19T22:52:21-04:00November 19th, 2017|Teacher Self Care|1 Comment

Response To Intervention: One Teacher’s Story

A decade ago, I was the first classroom teacher at my elementary school to complete a round of RTI.  The counselor, principal and I went into the process with confusion, determined to get a struggling third-grade student the help she needed.  Since those early RTI days, I’ve provided tier II and III interventions and watched [...]

By |2017-10-31T22:55:53-04:00October 29th, 2017|Ask a Teacher, From the Front Lines|0 Comments