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How to Avoid the Monday Morning Teacher Blues

How to Avoid the Monday Morning Teacher Blues

The Monday Morning Teacher blues are real.  I’ve been there before, and I don’t want to go back! I’m sure you have too. Monday mornings. You either love the endless possibilities that your week holds, or you hate it. There’s not an in-between. And teacher friend, I’ve dealt with the dreaded Monday morning blues long […]

SELF-REFLECTION: ARE YOU A REFLECTIVE TEACHER?

SELF-REFLECTION: ARE YOU A REFLECTIVE TEACHER?

Self-reflection is one of the most powerful practices to improve teaching. When you practice self-reflection regularly, it will completely transform your classroom and instruction.  Furthermore, self-reflection can take you from being a good teacher to being a great teacher. Are you ready to begin the transformation? The old me – pre self-reflection days In my […]

After All Those Years: Teachers Over 50 (or even 60) Still Have Much To Offer!

After All Those Years: Teachers Over 50 (or even 60) Still Have Much To Offer! older teachers

Teachers over fifty (or even sixty) still have lots to offer!  WHAAT??? You read that right!  Apparently in teaching, everyone starts assuming you’re close to RETIREMENT when you hit 25 years.  I started teaching when I was 20, so I was only 45 when I reached the 25 year milestone. Each spring when we had to sign our […]

FONT HACK FOR TEACHERS – USING FONTS WITHOUT THE DOWNLOAD

FONT HACK FOR TEACHERS – USING FONTS WITHOUT THE DOWNLOAD

Are you obsessed with fonts? Do you hate making classroom materials on your school computer because you can’t install all those fabulous fonts you find on Teachers Pay Teachers and other websites? Do you have cute fonts on your home computer, so you make everything at home instead of school?  Despair no more!  I have a FANTASTIC […]