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Tutorial on Using Mail Merge – An Amazing Time-Saving Tool for Teachers

Tutorial on Using Mail Merge – An Amazing Time-Saving Tool for Teachers

I recently had to coordinate a day where 8th grade students had to go to the library to meet with the high school counselors to register for next year. There were about 500 students who had to attend. There wasn’t a lot of time allotted to meet with each counselor, so I had to make […]

Defining your WHY – Keep Yourself Inspired as a Teacher

I’ve been reading Simon Sinek’s book, Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action. After reading his second book, Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t, I was so inspired that I had to read his first book, Start With Why. Although most of the book has to do […]

My Teacher Doesn’t Like Me – It’s Not What You Know; It’s What Your Stude...

My Teacher Doesn’t Like Me – It’s Not What You Know; It’s What Your Students Believe

I was speaking with a student recently about school and her classes, when she said something that made me a little sad. “My teacher doesn’t like me.” Of course, I asked her why she felt this was true. She went on to share how the teacher sometimes doesn’t acknowledge her when she’s trying to ask […]

Time to Pat Yourself on the Back – Guest Post by Amazing Teacher Danielle Mizuta

Time to Pat Yourself on the Back – Guest Post by Amazing Teacher Danielle Mizuta

I interviewed Danielle Mizuta on the Amazing Teacher Podcast back in November of 2013 when she was the State lead mentor with the Hawaii Department of Education Teacher Leadership Institute. Recently, I asked her to write a guest post here on SITC, and she agreed. Danielle is also currently serving as an Autism Consulting Teacher […]