Are you a teacher needing a quick literacy center idea? Or a parent needing a fun and easy way to help your child with reading and writing? Then look no further, because I have the cutest, and simplest DIY project for you. The good news? It'll only take MINUTES to create, and will be loads of fun. ... Read More about Make Your Own Magnetic Write On/Wipe Off Letter Board
Before I became a teacher, I remember former teachers asking me, "Why would you want to be a teacher?" Or teachers flat out telling me, "Teaching isn't fun anymore. Don't do it." Seriously. I heard these things all the time. It was disheartening. I felt like teaching was my calling. People ... Read More about Why I Became a Teacher (and You Should Too)
When you are teacher, there are a few rules (10 to be exact) that you should live by. Some of these rules are learned from experience, others are just inside us, beckoning to be followed. So, without further ado, here are the 10 rules every teacher should live by. When I first started ... Read More about 10 Rules Every Teacher Should Live By
There will be times in your career when you will come to a crossroads and need to decide, "Is this worth it? Will this make a difference?" Sometimes you will feel like you are taking a chance, and jumping into the unknown. Other times, you will be a visionary and will be convinced that things ... Read More about Be the Teacher Who Decided to Go For It!
I remember a particular year of teaching quite vividly, and not for the right reasons. As teachers, we don't discuss often enough the years we struggle. Or, the years that bring us heartache, and yes, the years we question our decision to become an educator. It can be a hard truth, but some classes ... Read More about Choose To Be the Happy Teacher