Inclusion Teaching 101 for General Education Teachers: 8 Tips to Start the Year Off Strong

Teaching in an inclusion classroom is a hard but incredibly rewarding experience. When teaching in an inclusion or mainstreamed classroom, you will teach both students with and without disabilities. You also will most likely have a special education teacher in your room for part or all of the day. Inclusion classrooms do run very differently, … Continue reading Inclusion Teaching 101 for General Education Teachers: 8 Tips to Start the Year Off Strong

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First-Year Teaching 101: 10 Ways to Prepare for Your First Classroom

    It is so thrilling to enter your first classroom. It is, after all, what you have been dreaming of for four years. I will tell you from personal experience if you don't prepare well, you will enter your first year both under prepared and over prepared at the same time. Wondering how you … Continue reading First-Year Teaching 101: 10 Ways to Prepare for Your First Classroom

The Real, Unsung, Heroes of the Public School System

  We come into contact with so many people when we work. Some good, some bad, some inspiring, and some horrifying. But let's be real, there are some amazing people who deserve shout-outs who don't normally get recognized. The Reliable Jean's Dollar Teacher- I envy those people who remember to pay their jean's dollar EVERY. SINGLE. WEEK. … Continue reading The Real, Unsung, Heroes of the Public School System

3 Ways to Simplify your Paper Flow in the Classroom

Hello friends, and happy snow day to my fellow Virginians! I really wanted to do this post recently. Many of my friends from Longwood, and people from many other colleges, start student teaching either this month or next. I felt pretty prepared for student teaching. I had pencils, a cute little bag, plenty of pencil … Continue reading 3 Ways to Simplify your Paper Flow in the Classroom

Warning: This Post Will Make You Want to Go Shopping. . . Teacher Haul

Welcome, Friends! If you've never read my About before, then you wouldn't know that I live in good 'ole Farmville Virginia. In Farmville, Virginia, the only place to shop is the Wal-Mart. Don't get me wrong. . . I love a good Wal-mart run. But they SERIOUSLY lack in the "teacher supply" area. You have to get … Continue reading Warning: This Post Will Make You Want to Go Shopping. . . Teacher Haul

10 Things to Buy a Teacher This Christmas

 Where in the world is Laura Sandiego? (10 points to you if you get that reference).   I haven’t posted in 10 days. That’s because I've been busy GRADUATING FROM COLLEGE! That’s right. After four and a half long years I finally have my bachelor's of science in special education. Praise the good Lord above. … Continue reading 10 Things to Buy a Teacher This Christmas