Tag Archives: school

What You Need to Know about Taking Tickets in Class

“May I have your ticket, please?”  When I hear this question I envision a train full of passengers with a conductor, in a blue suit and flat topped hat, walking… Read more »

Back to School Sale!!

  Load up your shopping cart with those items that you’ve been wanting for the 2017-18 school year!  August 1-2 will be the annual Back to School Sale at Teachers… Read more »

Bring Engagement to your Classroom Gallery

Before you hangs various framed images of seascapes, historical times, graphic design and timely works of art.  You take in the image; paying close attention to the details, noticing shadows… Read more »

Launching a Math Lesson to Increase Rigor and Struggle

I was speaking with a colleague that teaches kindergarten the other day. She and I were talking about how much kindergarten has changed.  It was just 5 years ago that… Read more »

I Found an Amazingly Easy Way to Assess Students

Have the Back to School Sales got you shopping; lots to do and lots to find?! I hope that you are finding the resources you need for your classroom, home-school, or teaching… Read more »

This is a Joyful Event with Students

Today I was privileged to be in a classroom while they shared in “Compliment Cookies”.  As I walked into the room, the students were very excitedly moving their desks to… Read more »

This is the Amazing Teaching with the Iditarod

It’s nearly time for the annual Alaskan sled dog race from Anchorage, (or Fairbanks as it is this year) to Nome! This 1000 mile race challenges teams consisting of a… Read more »

For Educators, It’s Literally a Nightmare

Well, Ladies and Gents, it’s about that time of year again. It’s the weeks just before students go back to school.  For families; it is a busy time of hitting… Read more »

Actual Hours Worked are NOT paid to Teachers

There was recently a letter to teachers from a WA state government leader that was posted on Facebook.  This open letter declared that the teachers were simply whining about not… Read more »

Job Interview Tips

Do your homework, don’t be afraid to brag a little, be prepared for questions about racial competency, show your confidence, and smile. That is what I would say to anyone… Read more »