Minutes Matter

Take Time to Make Time

We learned in our methods courses, from Harry Wong, and from the teacher next door the importance of establishing and practicing procedures in the classroom.  From bellwork to bathroom passes, […]


Five More Reasons

Yesterday I shared five of the school-based reasons I’m looking forward to the new school year; today I’m going to share the homework assignments that have me excited about the […]

Teacher Leadership

Please Call My Name

I think all teachers can pinpoint the teacher(s) in their past who helped them to become better teachers.  Usually when asked about my influences, I quickly recall the confidence-building enthusiasm Mrs. […]