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10 Ways to Find Success Without Lowering Your Bar in the Classroom

10 Ways to Find Success Without Lowering Your Bar in the Classroom

There was a time, in the good old days, when I would teach high level concepts, and the majority of my students would get it. Their parents were super supportive, and for the most part, the students were self-motivated. They cared about their education, and life for me as a teacher was good. I had […]

How to Reach Crazy Goals for Your Classroom

How to Reach Crazy Goals for Your Classroom

I have been doing a lot of reading lately, especially in the area of achieving success. I want to be able to use my blog to help more teachers find success in the classroom, so I’ve been studying up. We all want to be successful. We all want to feel that we have accomplished something […]

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 […]