About Mindy Thierolf

I teach English in Kansas.

Boundary Markers: An Alternative to Classroom Management

Our principal read to the staff an impressive, anonymous letter from a student that had been in one of our teacher's psychology classes. It spouted the general liking for what the student could finally understand, not as class rules, but as what they called "Boundary Markers". To create a classroom of trust with clear boundaries [...]

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International Mother Language Day-February 21st

By the time you read this article, International Mother Language Day may have or may not have already come and gone, but in case you didn't even realize it was a day to celebrate, let me enlighten you! Mother languages in a multilingual approach are essential components of quality education, which is itself the foundation for empowering women [...]