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

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7 Teeny Tiny Behavior Hacks Guaranteed to Change Your Classroom (Student Teaching)

This one's for you my beautiful and handsome student teachers! Behavior interventions tend to take a while to hone in on as a new teacher. They can be tricky and change from student to student and class to class. Also, teachers often think that behavior interventions can be complicated and hard to implement. In reality, … Continue reading 7 Teeny Tiny Behavior Hacks Guaranteed to Change Your Classroom (Student Teaching)

“For The Kid Who. . .” How to Help ALL Students In Your Class

Whether you are a special education teacher, a general education teacher, a soon-to-be teacher or an instructional aide, chances are that you will teach a student with special needs. Chances are also, that you’re going to teach a student with special needs that you don’t know how to help - some students flat-out confuse and … Continue reading “For The Kid Who. . .” How to Help ALL Students In Your Class

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

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