“I’ve come to t…

“I’ve come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element in the classroom. It’s my personal approach that creates the climate. It’s my daily mood that makes the weather. As a teacher, I possess a tremendous power to make a child’s life miserable or joyous. I can be a tool of torture or … Continue reading


Hey everyone!  Just thought I’d share an AWESOME resource I found this morning.  Teach.com is a website dedicated to teachers and what they do.  It seems especially helpful for preservice teachers and people who are thinking they may want to teach.  It includes information about teaching as a career, as well as helpful articles on … Continue reading

“The First Days of School” and Classroom Management

Recently, I’ve been reading a lot on classroom management.  For whatever reason, I feel like it’s taboo when teachers discuss this as a point of interest.  Teachers are supposed to be interested in making CONTENT fun!  Neither my college nor grad school even offered a classroom management course (never mind required it).  I figured that … Continue reading

“…Learning is the only thing for you…”

“‘The best thing for being sad,’ replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, ‘is to learn something. That’s the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see the world … Continue reading

Meditation for Stress Relief

Originally posted on So Fetch Daily:
Kali Sampson teaching yoga, one of many forms of meditation, at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, Los Angeles, Calif. (Image Credit: Daniella Segura) What’s the one thing people always tell you not to do, but seems impossible not to do? Stress. Stress seems to be an inevitable part of daily…

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