Literacy in History

He asked me if I was teaching ELA this year. I had been working on my bulletin board for the start of my year. It included the book covers of historical text. Although it was an odd question from a teacher, I was happy to get my message across. There is literacy in history! So…

Teacher-Coaches= Effective Change

Have you ever wanted to change the world, but being one person, it seems nearly impossible? I am asked why I earned another Master’s Degree just to teach teachers. I could come up with a few reasons but… Besides teacher coaching being beneficial for the school I work for, my heart goes out to helping…

Children Aren’t Lazy

Sitting here watching a netflix documentary, I hear a teacher identify a student as “lazy” while comparing him to another young man who had better grades. Children aren’t lazy they lack the interest or motivation to participate in certain activities. This was the first year in my teaching career that I moved up with my…