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
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
What do I mean by my quote? When you read this, what does it say to you?
We have power in the words we use and the actions we take or choose not to take. This year my word is “Grit,” and I am working each day to provide for all of you resources, tools, ideas, motivation, inspiration, and spiritual blessings as we continue to move forward with solutions for better tomorrows … Continue reading Wednesday Words 1, 2023
Are we back to normal yet? What is normal? Many of the challenges and frustrations before the pandemic remain. In addition to those, we find many more to add to them. These factors deplete our emotional reserves and leave us feeling empty and deflated. We just had a holiday break, and many found themselves looking … Continue reading What “Prescription” do you need?
It is so important to look through many lenses in our life. We have the opportunity to have the ability to take the time to be so open-minded as we respect others' thoughts. Our responsibility is still to remain true to our core beliefs and values. Maya Angelou is one of my favorites in bringing … Continue reading Inspire Wednesday
Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and so many are working to prepare the family feast. We have others working hard to make sure those who cannot have a family dinner enjoy one with the help of others. I am always so grateful to all who work hard to help others daily. In our family, we know when … Continue reading Let it…..
Teaching civics should entail our political, social, and economic systems. It is essential to teach our students about their rights and responsibilities as citizens. In addition, helping to provide students with ways they can engage with the political process through voting, service, and volunteering. Tuesday, November 8, 2022, is Election Day, and I am writing … Continue reading Understanding Civics and Citizenship
Focus On Responding My Two Rule Philosophy is about feeling good and feeling safe. Implementing this philosophy helps children of all ages to learn: Seeing situations from another person’s perspective. Becoming aware of how to be safe. Becoming aware of what feeling good is like. Learning to be responsive instead of reactive. Developing compassion for … Continue reading F.O.R