My first six years were in an inner city school. It was quite an experience. I loved it. The kids really needed me. Your...
Unfortunately, there are teachers who yell so much that eventually the kids become oblivious to it. Sometimes it's good to startle...
I can agree with that. I used to call them "strategic detonations." These are meant for effect and part of my strategy and not as a result of my...
Never yell in class.
Never try to speak over the students. Wait for them to stop, then continue.
I would cross my arms, lean on my stool,...
I've taught middle school kids for over 20 years, and you're right. These are the toughest years for a new teacher or for any teacher, but these...
You do not have to accept this behavior. This is harassment, and if your administration won't do anything about it, I would threaten to go to the...
I'm still curious where my 7 year old learned about making out.
I had a enlightening moment yesterday with my seven-year-old. He came to me with his homework packet, saying, "Daddy, I can't find the answer to...
When I taught language arts to seventh graders, I had the same problem. Kids just didn't want to read those books with no pictures. I...
We all have to be reminded
Goosebumps are a rare thing for us veterans, but when we get them, they are powerful reminders of why we do what we do.
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