Tag Archives: students

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 »

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 »

Must I Stand and Deliver or Turn and Talk?

As anyone in the world of education, today, will tell you, we have changed a great deal since the classrooms of the twentieth century.  We have moved away from the… 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 »

Leading our Response to Intervention Team

Response to Intervention (RTI), Student Support Team (SST), Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT), Behavior Intervention Team (BIT); it can be called by a myriad of names. It is this team that comes… Read more »

The Unique Iditarod Brings Excitement about Learning

  “The Last Great Race” takes place in Alaska each winter.  Numerous strong and amazing men and women gear up their sleds and tether in their dogs in order to… Read more »

Eleven Secrets for Making Testing Season Less Obnoxious

It’s standardized testing season.  Unlike Mother Nature’s seasons, this season is not looked forward to, especially by educators.  You can turn to just about any Facebook page, Twitter feed, or… Read more »

Every Other Year My Class is Crazy

Do kids come to school with better behavior every other year? Seems like a silly question, right? But it was one that I actually asked myself at one time. After… Read more »