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Hundreds of great teaching tips, lessons, and inspiration from my classroom to yours. Browse the archive page to find something you can use in your teaching practice or scroll down to see all of the posts. [Keep Reading]

A New Cereal on the Bookshelf

May 30, 2008

I think I’d like to try this cereal. The box really sells the product. Too bad it doesn’t exist. It was made up by one of my students as part of an assignment. She did an excellent job on it. The assignment was to create a cereal based on a [Keep Reading]

A+ Forget it! A’s are a Thing of the Past!

March 3, 2008

Earlier this year, I wrote an entry about the differences between coaching and teaching. I wished that teaching could be more like coaching in some aspects. I now see that there are too many differences between the two jobs. First off is the [Keep Reading]

How to Listen

September 5, 2007

Believe it or not, students need to be taught how to listen. Here is a poster I made up, (well actually I borrowed the idea from somewhere) to help focus on what we should do to listen well. Once again, being succinct is key. We listen with out eyes [Keep Reading]

Digital Woes

September 4, 2007

I took pictures of my first day of school that I wanted to post up here. After school was over and the students had left, I tried hooking my camera up to the computer to download the photos. I got an error message that said there was no data to [Keep Reading]
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