If someone claims to have faith but has no deeds, it does them no good. Faith is the root, good works are the fruits. James 2:14 Why do you think it’s important that we do good deeds? The day's headlines provide you with many troubles and thoughts of problems. Rarely do we see a clear … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts-
Author: Brenda Yoho
This past week I posted a message about being careful of not depleting your energy and making sure others around you are adding value to your life. I have also posted a message about the choices everyone makes and the importance of teaching these to students. I was told once that I may have small-town … Continue reading Wednesday Words- Give and Take
Phone ringing…My daughter is on the phone with a flat tire on her way to school. She is the teacher, so time is precious. My son-in-law is on the way to the rescue. The older two kids were on the bus to school, but the younger one was on his way to me with his … Continue reading Start the Day with…….
When I began in education many years ago, I started the day at my hometown school by saying to everyone: Good morning, and welcome to Pine Crest Elementary. At first, everyone looked at me strangely and thought I might be crazy. However, it continued, and soon, many were saying it. See how many people can … Continue reading Have a Nice Day!
Buzz, Ring, Ding sounds the alarm to get up, wake up and start moving to start the day! Put one foot in front of the other as you step into your day of finding solutions, solving problems and making a difference in the lives of others. It starts on a motivated Monday, a thoughtful Tuesday, … Continue reading Energy Zap, Sap and Depletion
Mrs. Yoho, “I said, I was sorry.” Well, unfortunately it is not that easy when you have a fight with someone. When you say you are sorry it does not fix things right away. Understanding Relationships-Punishments vs. Discipline Reflecting on my days in education, I held different positions over the years. As I learned and … Continue reading Saturday Solutions-“I said, I was sorry.”
Working hard in leadership is not something someone asks you to do. Once you begin your leadership role, you already know hard work is what you do. As a leader, you fall in love with what you do and the people you serve. Then you discover people you serve love what they do and you. … Continue reading L.O.V.E. In Leadership
From P.E. to culturally responsive teaching, the finalists all find ways to connect to their students. — Read on http://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/meet-the-5-teachers-being-considered-for-national-teacher-of-the-year/2023/01 I want to say I am so excited about the work all of these teachers are doing and I would have a difficult time selecting just one. This is teaching! We need more and more … Continue reading Meet the 5 Teachers Being Considered for National Teacher of the Year
How many channels do you have on your television? Do you watch all of them? Do we need all of these choices? Can you remember a time when the selections on the television were only four or five? You had to be home at a particular time to catch your show because you could not … Continue reading What Channel?
Everyone in education knows Harry and Rosemary Wong. Their famous book, The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher, is one of the books every practicing teacher has read or heard about in coursework. They believe the classroom's number one problem comes from procedures and routines. It is a solid foundation for … Continue reading Words of Wisdom, Wednesday Classroom