Tag: TEACHERS

You earned your break

We hope you’ve had a wonderful, restful time off. Can’t agree more that teachers need a good, restful break. What high school student reflect on their teachers’ work-life balance? None that I know of. I remember turning in essays in English class on Friday and receiving them back the following Monday. Each essay was returned […]




What Teachers Do

Welcome back if you are back, here’s to a wonderful Monday. If you are on vacation… enjoy it! Here’s a video you might like:




Wanted: Time to Collaborate

Collaboration improves student performance. A study [PDF] from the University of Pittsburgh found that fostering teamwork in schools improved student test scores. Collaboration hones #teachers’ skills. Boston College #education professor Andy Hargreaves argues that we can’t make great schools just by hiring great teachers. If schools become spaces where teachers learn alongside students, both new […]




Florida Teacher Starts Each Day Complimenting Students One by One

If you enjoy this teacher and his ideas, you can go and like “Special Books by Special Kids” and support the project. In a video posted to Facebook that’s been shared more than 8,000 times since it was posted on Sunday, Ulmer takes the time to pay several compliments to each and every one of […]




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