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.
Hello Ms. Yi, Feel free to share.
I'll be stopping by more often. I promise.
I'm glad you liked it. I'm never going to forget it.
I wanted to share something that really had an impact on me, and reminded me of why I became a teacher. Funny how it seems that I'm...
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