R.I.P Common Phrases

I write today with a heavy heart.  A few phrases that I have known for over 13 years and have had the pleasure of hearing thousands of times as an educator need to officially be laid to rest.  These phrases have been the topic of many conversations and the basis for a number of heartaches. … Continue reading R.I.P Common Phrases

Bandaging Negative Behavior

I’m thinking back to my previous years in education and I can remember many instances in which I dealt with negative behavior in one way, shape, or form.  Often times I had so much going on that I did everything in my power to deflect it.  I put a band-aid on it so to speak.… Continue reading Bandaging Negative Behavior

What Is Best For Students?

I must apologize for the lapse in my blogging.  We have transitioned to our new home in Beulah. Trust me, I’d rather be writing than packing boxes and moving big furniture.  The break from blogging however hasn’t stopped my mind from wandering and pondering. I’m trying to wrap my arms around all of the things… Continue reading What Is Best For Students?