Teachers and students alike are tired of being lied to, manipulated, judged and measured by a system that is neither fair nor consistent.
Standardized testing has become a common practice in every classroom. Here are three tips to help your students become successful when that annual time of the year rolls around. Practice success so they know what it feels like. Have you given your student the opportunity to know he can be successful? It is important for … Continue reading Creating a Positive Testing Environment
“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!” ― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol It appears that 2017 has … Continue reading Christmas in My Heart
Why am I grateful to be a teacher? Of course, I am most thankful for my students. It is an absolute privilege to teach today’s youth. Even after dealing with some very difficult situations during my career, teaching has brought me much satisfaction and joy. Yes, joy. How can one spend 900 hours a year … Continue reading Why Am I Grateful to be An Educator