It's not about what's in the book.
It's that you teach with kindness. A good teacher is kind. Kind–
The ability of a teacher to say and do things……that uplift, motivates, and inspires. Kindness should be innate in all teachers. A
mean spirit will turn students off, but a kind spirit is invaluable.
What you might
find in a teacher’s Google search! I
would like to add, “quietly exiting the classroom when someone pukes”. In my experience, when someone pukes, students
act like a shiny spaceship with florescent aliens just landed in the middle of
I am sure parents marvel over some weird things on their kids “back to school supply list”. A student brought me this little gift this week. I am not even going to try and be witty here; however, I promise you this was NOT on my supply list. I am wondering if there will be a mom panicking somewhere in when she realizes her son gave this to his teacher.
Fashion Felony. I taught my entire first period class with my pants unzipped. After class a coworker, Tanisha Collins, kindly pointed it out to me. I am in the process of teaching my students hand signals for a variety of things like restroom, pencil sharpening, etc. Hmmmm….maybe I need to work on a signal like…..“Your pants are unzipped”.
Good news….the new slide was installed in back of the sixth grade wing this week. It really looks sharp, and I am sure the kids will think this is great! Footnote: This will be a GRATE team building activity for the students.