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Only One Rule: Respect – Part 3 – The Extra Lesson Plan

Only One Rule: Respect – Part 3 – The Extra Lesson Plan

This is the third installment of the Only One Rule: Respect Series. You can find Part 1 here. You can find Part 2 at this link. Part 3: When you decide to take down your Rules Poster and make your classroom a One Rule Room, you’re going to have to accept that you’ll be including […]

Only One Rule: Respect – Part 2 – Respect goes both ways.

Only One Rule: Respect – Part 2 – Respect goes both ways.

This is the second part of the Only One Rule: Respect Series. If you haven’t read the first part, you can find it here. In the Only One Rule classroom, it’s important to remember that respect goes both ways. This is kind of difficult for some teachers to agree on. Technically, teachers are not required […]

Letter to a Substitute – Take Care of My Kids

Letter to a Substitute – Take Care of My Kids

Not all substitute teachers are bad. Really. I used to be a substitute teacher when I first began my career in education. Unfortunately, most substitutes are not teachers. They are not in it for the kids. It’s a job. It’s a paycheck, so finding good subs, as most teachers will tell you, is not easy. […]

The Amazing Teacher Pledge – Promise #10 – Adopting Every Student

The Amazing Teacher Pledge – Promise #10 – Adopting Every Student

Hello again, We have finally made it to the last promise of the Amazing Teacher Pledge. Thank you for hanging in there with me. Again, the Amazing Teacher Pledge is a set of 10 promises that I believe all amazing teachers make. To recap, here are the first eight promises: 1. I promise to create […]