Education :: What a Strange Year

Some things you can do to help parents help their kids and to not go crazy yourself! The 2020-2021 school year has begun for much of the United States and around the world. No matter where you are, I’m sure this school year has at least a few different aspects. As teachers, we’re experiencing thingsContinue reading “Education :: What a Strange Year”

Education :: What Do You Need?

As a teacher, we’ve all felt like the Cat in the Hat. We enjoy the fast pace, we love getting to teach our students how to do things! And it all takes a lot of balance and juggling. But where do we find the time??? That’s where I come in. I created this blog toContinue reading “Education :: What Do You Need?”

Education :: How Young is Too Young?

It’s very tempting for we teachers to avoid creative writing, especially for younger students. We spend so much time trying to just get our younger students to learn the letters, much less getting them to come up with and/or write stories. I’m not saying we don’t have students write at all; but because we spendContinue reading “Education :: How Young is Too Young?”

Education :: Tips for New Teachers

If you’re anything like me, the first days of teaching were a mix of excitement and absolute fear and panic. I still remember asking, “What was I thinking?!” as I stood shaking in front of my first fifth grade music class. There were some things I learned right away and some others that took meContinue reading “Education :: Tips for New Teachers”

Education :: 3 Fun Things to Keep Students Engaged Through Zoom

There’s nothing quite like that first day of school. You’ve spent the entire summer reflecting on last year’s class and hoping for them to succeed with their next teacher. Maybe you’ve revamped some of your lessons that maybe flopped last year. Maybe this is your first year teaching and you spent the summer anticipating meetingContinue reading “Education :: 3 Fun Things to Keep Students Engaged Through Zoom”