Being a teacher is not as easy as it sounds, but that won't stop us from trying to find ways to make it easier than it is.
Get in the Zone
In this episode of the podcast, Mr. Hoggatt speaks to three zones - the comfort zone, the learning zone, and the panic zone.
Here is a list of 20 things I need parents to consider in order to support their students in the classroom.
Getting Students to S.O.A.R.
Our ultimate goal is for students to S.O.A.R. At our school S.O.A.R. stands for Show respect, Observe safety, Accept responsibility, and Resolve conflict. That means each student has some responsibility in making sure the SOARing happens. But how? Here are 20 ideas.
Teachers are raptors. R.A.P.T.O.R.S. That is, Revealing A Passion To OuR Students! How do we become RAPTORS? How do we reveal our passion for our chosen careers in education? There are several talons upon which our passion regally stands. T.A.L.O.N.S., that is. Tenets About Lighting Our iNnovative Sparks (or something like that).
Here are 20 ways to develop and nurture your passion.
Ten Reasons I Don't Use Textbooks (Part 2)
Here are five more reasons I don't use textbooks for my students.
Ten Reasons I Don't Use Textbooks (Part 1)
I have never effectively used textbooks in my classroom, especially in the traditional sense. Of course, I'm not exactly what you would call a traditional teacher. Here are some reasons to consider getting away from that teacher edition.