Posts filed under: Teaching with Heart

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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A Look Back at Our Poetry Books

Poems that teachers love The “Teaching with Heart, Fire & Poetry” website takes its inspiration, approach and focus from Teaching with Heart, Leading from Within, and Teaching with Fire. In these books, teachers and other leaders, through their reflections on...
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Using Poetry: Posting Poetry Everywhere

We missed posting a suggestion yesterday. So we’re posting two today from Teaching with Heart  — under the category: Post Poetry Everywhere: At Home, in the Office, on Desks, on the Wall… Using Poetry: Suggestion #2 Melissa Madenski, a middle...
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National Poetry Month: Suggestion #1

In honor of National Poetry Month, we will post daily suggestions for how to use poetry in the classroom and beyond. Here’s our first suggestion – which also seems appropriate for April Fool’s Day! One of the contributors* to Teaching...
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Perfect Valentine’s Day Present for Teachers!

Better than chocolate? Lasts longer, more fulfilling…. Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day present for that special teacher in your life? Teaching with Heart is full of stories and poems to delight, sooth and boost your teacher’s heart....
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What Teachers Make

Taylor Mali has become a voice that speaks for teachers. He is a National Poetry Slam Winner where his material derives from his work in the classroom. He also was literally the “voice over” for a U.S. Department of Education...
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Inspiration for the start of the school year

Where do you go for inspiration for the start of the school year?  Where do you get the energy to start the year fresh and ready to roll? In Teaching with Heart, Cordell Jones, principal of the Alamo Heights Junior...
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