Tag Archives: staff development

Do I Really Hate Team Building?

“I hate it when they make us do team building activities in our back to school staff development days!”  I’ve read all sorts of memes about that.  There’s just something… 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 »

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 »

Stoned Teachers Get a Special Surprise

That’s right. Our teachers will be stoned and I hope to be able to share with our office staff too. Oh…did you think I meant THAT kind of stoned?!  Goodness,… 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 »