This is a quick post about my district’s upgraded retirement plan and what it could mean for you. If you aren’t a new teacher you can still take advantage of this information. Long time readers of this site remember my district being featured in a series of New York Times articles about the high cost […]
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Some teachers dread contacting parents. Sending emails and making phone calls is not the focus of teacher preparation. It is generally something teachers learn over time. Or from colleagues. Or previous experiences. “What do I say?” “What if they don’t read it?” “What action do I really want (need) them to take?” When contacting a […]
You can gain a lot from copywriting to make your classroom more fun and more productive. Stephen King and Scott Adams are two authors I have reviewed on this site. King and Adams write for different purposes. Both advocate simplifying your writing. If you want your students to be less confused, more engaged, more […]
Sketch.io is an easy to use image maker for your classroom. Combine pictures, add text, layer pictures, and more. Below is a tutorial for teachers and students to create their own free pictures.
Professional writing advice for your classroom? Could a famous writers advice on writing help you as a teacher? Could that advice work for your students? Heck ya! Stephen King isn’t only a famous writer but he was briefly an English teacher. King knows how hard it is. King says teaching nearly killed him – […]