Setting tone is key for a new year and that's why I'll welcome my students with a letter. See what 2016 has in store for in coming seniors.
August 2015 Archives
You've been asked to write a recommendation for a student you taught three years ago. You aren't sure why he asked you because you didn't have a great relationship and frankly, you don't have anything great to say. What do you do? Read on to find out.
What's on your must have list?
Have you ever captured the writing unicorn? Most writers seldom write perfectly during the first draft. Writing is a process that requires tenacity, but there are tips to make it easier. Check this out
Teachers can learn a lot from watching kids play ball. We can't control kids, we can only nurture their talents. This is the same in the classroom. Read on to hear how being a baseball mom has helped my teaching.
School communities are build on trust. In order to be successful in a coaching capacity, I will need to be present for my colleagues and help them understand that I'm all about them.
In this conclusion to Dr. Green's three part series, he discusses drama and music and how to add value to education for life. Please read this and the other two parts in the series which can be found on this blog.
Two weeks ago it felt like there was an infinite amount of time to complete summer "tasks" and still have time to relax and get ready for school.
What do you want to work on this year? Consider where you can continue to grow. Here are some suggestions.
This is the second part of a three part series by Dr. Douglas Green. Stay tuned for next week when Dr. Green finishes up talking about drama and music. If you haven't checked out part one yet, it ran last week on August 2nd.
Have you ever accidentally deleted all of your work? Not the best feeling in the world. Here are some tips of how not to do that!
How close is appropriate for teachers and students to be? Where should the lines be drawn? Read on for some suggestions.
The arts are important part of education and unfortunately the kids have been losing them. Read part 1 of this 3 part series by Dr. Douglas Green to learn about the issue and how we can solve it.