Tag: relationships

The True Effect of the Coronavirus on the Classroom

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

Bible Study – Never Alone

Focused on the story of the widow of Nain. If you find this helpful and would like to see more bible studies on the site, drop a comment and let me know! A pdf of the study can be found here: Bible Study –…

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. …

It’s All About Relationships

Big History: The Christmas Truce of 1914

We are one month into our study of World War I in American History.  We culminated our first month of study with our lesson on the famous Christmas Truce of 1914. This lesson was so much fun!  The video is of the brief, 6-minute…

God Made You

As teachers, every day we wear so many different hats.  Often times those hats may be tattered and heavy, and it may seem as we are making no progress in the lives of these children and their families. The following story is a small…

Boys Don’t Need SuperDad, They Just Need Dad

Boys don’t need dads that are there, they need dads that are “there.”

10 Ways to Thank a Student

10)  Tell Them Nothing beats the ol’ fashion look ‘em in the eye and “thank you.” 9)  Stickers anyone? Not as a reward, but as a quick and easy thank you.  Everyone loves stickers. 8)  Write Them a Personal Note Stick it in their…

Teacher Wisdom #2: Quality Teachers

Are You Reaching for the Sky in Your Classroom?

I often tell my teachers that it is never too late in the school year to change something.  While there are a few major items, like curriculum, that deserve our full attention during the summer months, most aspects of classroom instruction can be changed…

The Most Valuable Feedback in the World is Your Students

“We all need people who give us feedback.   That is how we improve.”                                                              …

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