Teachers Are Professionals

"This Friday all teachers can wear jeans! Just donate $1 for our Sunshine Club  and wear your school shirts!" While I was excited to FINALLY be able to 'dress down' something bugged me around the premise of having to pay to dress comfortably.No matter how perturbed I was, I had 30 children to get ready [...]

By |2020-01-07T12:28:22-05:00January 7th, 2020|Instruction & Curriculum|2 Comments

It’s Time to Rethink Your School’s “Holiday” Celebrations

According to a 2016 Gallup study almost 8 in 10 Americans identify with a religion. Approximately three-quarters of Americans identify as Christian. The largest group after Christians are those who identify as secular or non-religious. I am someone who doesn’t fall into either of the largest categories. I am a Jewish American. And as a [...]

By |2019-12-18T13:33:25-05:00December 18th, 2019|Instruction & Curriculum|0 Comments

All Of The Good Teachers Have Already Quit…Or Are Thinking About It

"Ms. Greer, we need to take your planning period today. We have a class of students in In-School Suspension (ISS) who need coverage for their third period. I know you had a webinar scheduled for our upcoming unit on parallelograms, but you can watch that at home. We need all 'hands' on deck, and you're [...]