Category Archives: Teaching Tips

5 Tips for Classroom Set Up

It’s impossible to have one perfect template for set up, since we all teach different subjects and grades, and have different personal styles. But there are some things to remember when organizing the physical classroom. Spatial design can have a … Continue reading

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No Fur No Feathers

An absolute no fur no feathers policy in public schools is rare. Just this May I met Doris the puppy a Seeing Eye in training and watched Elvis stroll with his math teacher Momma on the quad lawn. Through the … Continue reading

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Hippocratic Oath for Teachers

My friend Rhonda likes to quote the Japanese proverb: Fall down seven times… get up eight. Believe me, I have rolled down spiral staircases professionally, but yet, it’s best to get up and try again. I’m also the type of person … Continue reading

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Quick Teaching Tips

This post does not offer mind-bending revelations about teaching or groundbreaking advice. (Do any of them?)   My student teacher asked me for some oddball tips, things not in the books that might help him. So here they are, off the … Continue reading

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I’m Gonna Be A Better Teacher

Somedays I wake and announce, “I’m gonna be a better babe.” It does set the tone of the day on a positive note and it pleases my mate immensely. Odd thing is, even as I forget my vow and the … Continue reading

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