Monthly Archives: May 2016

Teacher Reflection: Persistence

It’s just after spring break when I scrawl this poem on the whiteboard. We are three-quarters through the school year, but for many students it feels like it’s already over. For the dejected and the defeated, the ones whose grades...
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Teacher Reflection: Hope and the Teacher

Hope and the Teacher — José Luis Vilson My colleague asked me point-blank: “You’re saying you don’t think you’re having an effect on kids?” I guess I should have been more poignant. I’m also not one for small talk, an...
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Thank You Teachers |Dear Ms Coates

Thank You Teachers Dear Ms. Coates, While it’s been many years since my daughter was in your first grade class, I still remember your welcoming presence on the playground each morning as the children lined up for school. As I...
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Happy Teacher Appreciation Day!

In her reflection in Teaching with Heart, Rachel Willis writes how teachers are “powerful beyond measure.” We couldn’t agree more.  Thank you for all you do!   Teachers Are Powerful Beyond Measure — Rachel Willis In many professions, when you...
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