Category: #SchoolLeaders

Meet the 5 Teachers Being Considered for National Teacher of the Year

From P.E. to culturally responsive teaching, the finalists all find ways to connect to their students. — Read on 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

What is a coach to you? Let me tell you what it means to me.

As I was growing up, I had the opportunity to have a few coaches in my life, but I did not do a lot of sports until volleyball in high school. I had a dance coach, youth football PomPom coaches, and a high school PomPom Coaches. What I remember about the coaches is the care … Continue reading What is a coach to you? Let me tell you what it means to me.

Quotes about learning and more

“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.”—Albert Einstein “Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”—Albert Einstein “Study is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.”—Albert Einstein “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and … Continue reading Quotes about learning and more

America- Boy’s in Crisis

As an educator for the past two decades, boys have been in academic crisis. “Nearly twice as many boys as girls have trouble reading, are diagnosed with language disabilities, and are referred to special education classes. 41% of children in the United States are not reading at a basic level by third grade, and a … Continue reading America- Boy’s in Crisis

Today I will say….

My blog post on October 27, 2022, began with students saying. Embedded within the post was an article with data collected from middle and high school students. The data in the paper presented the biggest barriers to student learning, according to a new report released by YouthTruth, a nonprofit that surveys K-12 students and families … Continue reading Today I will say….

Executive Functioning Skills

I am excited to introduce you to Mitch Weathers, a high school teacher who has created and designed Organized Binder. Mitch teaches you precisely what I believe is the absolute best first step in establishing your work in becoming a successful school and classroom. His teaching of executive functioning skills focuses on six areas (Organization, … Continue reading Executive Functioning Skills

Dodging Bullets, Arrows and Fear

“Well, I tumble out of bed and stumble to the kitchen,Pour myself a cup of ambition, Yawn and stretch and try to come to life Jump in the shower, and the blood starts pumpingOut on the street, the traffic starts jumpingWith folks like me on the job from 9 to 5”~Dolly Parton, 9 to 5 … Continue reading Dodging Bullets, Arrows and Fear