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Stop Hoping – The Key to Success in the Classroom

Stop Hoping – The Key to Success in the Classroom

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Peter Drucker I found this quote so true, especially in the classroom. When you arrive at school each day, you are hoping for a good day. You’re hoping that the kids will behave, and you hope that they will participate and learn. You’re […]

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 […]

Being a New Teacher in the Digital Era – Guest Post by Brad Currie

Being a New Teacher in the Digital Era  – Guest Post by Brad Currie

When I began sharing my tips for new teachers back in 2010, one of the first educators who began encouraging me with his retweets and likes was Brad Currie. It meant a lot to me that an established educational blogger was appreciating what I was sharing online. Later, he shared his insights on my podcast, […]

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 […]