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Writing a Class Rap – What an Adventure!

Writing a Class Rap – What an Adventure!

We wrote a class rap about Lewis and Clark. Yes, you heard me right – a class rap. I’ve mentioned before that one of the best ways to engage your students is by incorporating your hobbies or passions into your lessons. One of my hobbies is music and song writing, so I thought it would […]

Principal Calling: Can You Recommend This Student Teacher?

Principal Calling: Can You Recommend This Student Teacher?

Hello again, I received a call yesterday from a principal who was considering hiring one of my former student teachers. He asked me a series of questions that I thought would be good to share with my blog readers. It thought it might be nice to be able to share with prospective teachers what principals […]

She’s Worth It

She’s Worth It

Hello all, I wanted to share something that really had an impact on me, and reminded me of why I became a teacher. Funny how it seems that I’m being reminded of this a lot lately. Like I’ve been sharing, we have a student who has been diagnosed with Autism, and has been becoming more […]

Doing What is Best for a Student

Doing What is Best for a Student

Hello again, it’s been a while, but I’m back. Today I want to share what’s been going on with the student that I mentioned in the podcast. This is the student who has been diagnosed with Autism, but is demonstrating behaviors that are becoming more and more violent. She was recently suspended for hitting a […]