Tag: encouragement

The True Effect of the Coronavirus on the Classroom

A teacher’s perspective on the true effect that meeting virtually has on teaching.  

From Definitive to Confident in the Classroom

Last year I went to DisneyWorld.  I could not believe the long lines for rides.  While some of the lines were definitely not worth the wait (Haunted Mansion I’m looking at you), other rides (Splash Mountain) were definitely worth the wait.  This wild ride…

What My 88-Year-Old Grandma Taught Me about Teaching (and Life)

Teaching is not rocket science, nor is pretty much anything else in life.  I read a book years ago where the authors explained some of the most complicated ideas, inventions, and concepts using only the the 500 most common words in the English language. …

When Student Enthusiasm Fades, Teacher Enthusiasm Must Soar

Remember all of those first day smiles filled with the anticipation of the first day of school that you witnessed in the faces of your students?  Remember their excitement as they met new friends?  Recall the joy of seeing their new classroom, new books,…

Child of God

I think we can all identify.

The Three Greatest Words Ever Spoken

“It is finished.” To understand the importance of these three, simple words, you must first understand their context. The context is Jesus’ perfect life, led for us.  The events of Holy Week culminating with the most selfless act in the history of mankind.  The…

A Little Encouragement Goes a Long Way

A Little Encouragement Goes A Long Way The first day of school is quickly approaching all across the United States. Perhaps a little bit of panic is setting in? Excitement? Celebration? Hopefully, not dread. The first day of school is always one of my…

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