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Teaching: A Beautiful Dance of Connection on the Canvas of Lives

Teaching, my friends, is not just a job; it’s a delicate dance, an art that weaves through the fabric of students’ lives. In this blog post, let’s explore the idea that teaching is like painting on the canvas of our students’ experiences—a vibrant masterpiece in the making. The Canvas of Learning:Think of a classroom as […]

How Discovery’s Gold Rush Teaches us a Lesson on Reaching our Reluctant Learners

One of my favorite shows is Discovery’s Gold Rush. Gold Rush is a show that follows the adventures of different camps of gold miners. I have been following the show since its first season, and I find it fascinating how these miners dig for gold in the Klondike of Alaska. I wish they would watch […]

The Greatest Classroom Management Lesson

Classroom management is the single most searched for topic on It’s a pretty important topic, especially for new and soon-to-be teachers. As an Assistant Principal, part of my job is dealing with students who have been disrespectful or defiant in a classroom. Coming to see Mr. Rangel is not a good thing most of […]

Change Your Goal – How to Keep From Getting Frustrated

I was speaking with a teacher last week about her students. This was a teacher who was feeling a little defeated, because this year, many of her students are struggling and making poor decisions. Every year, we all have one or two students who, for one reason or another, are just extra work for the […]