https://brendayoho.com brendayoho.com The website is here! How exciting it is for me to announce that my new website is up and running! I couldn't have achieved this without the fantastic support of Jodi Neal, the owner of WP Expeditions. You'll find a direct link to her website at the banner located on the top of … Continue reading Welcome to the new Website!!! Plus More!!
In the realm of knowledge, where young minds unfold, School beckons children, its stories yet untold. Beyond mere subjects, a universe does reside, Where laughter and wonder, in harmony, coincide. School is not just textbooks and lessons in array, But a sanctuary where kids embrace the day. Where giggles and friendships dance hand in hand, … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts….classrooms
An article in Education Week, provides a look at teacher biases and school culture in shaping discipline. Research has consistently shown that racial disparities exist in school discipline, with Black and Latino students facing harsher and more frequent disciplinary actions compared to their white counterparts. A study published in December 2022 shed light on the … Continue reading We Can With Two Rules-Wednesday 14
Please read my review of the book Trauma-Sensitive School Leadership. MiddleWeb has published the review, and this is a book to consider adding to your list of reading. The reports of students failing in schools have identified our schools as failing. We have many things we need to repair in education, and we have not … Continue reading Trauma Sensitive- Book to read for Schools
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…….
My father-in-law was a man of very few words. He always made me nervous. My husband and I began dating when we were in high school. At 16, I guess I was a little worried about many things in life. One of the phrases I remember he said was, “If you do not like my … Continue reading The apples have fallen from the tree
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
Did you know there was a World Happiness Report? The current report for 2022 can be found on their website. In the graphs displayed on country ranking, you will see the United States ranks as number 16, Finland takes first place, and Denmark is in the 2nd spot on the chart, which they have held … Continue reading Report on Happiness
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….
Less than half of middle and high school students say they have an adult at their school they can talk to when they feel upset. Students are facing depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues that are holding them back. However, it is not having that needed support like counselors, school social workers, and psychologists … Continue reading Students Say……