New School Year

September 10, 2018

Attending Parent-Teacher Conferences

Attending Parent-Teacher Conferences

Attending Parent Teacher Conferences; What questions should you ask?   Parent Teacher Conferences. Whoa. They even sound scary. I consider my teacher attire to be fairly casual; khakis, cardigans, and flats. Nothing too crazy. For parent-teacher conferences, though, I pull out all of the stops. My shoes get a little higher, I dust off my watch, […]

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September 1, 2018

First Day Jitters

First Day Jitters

First Day Jitters     Prior to school beginning, stores fill with clothes, accessories, and supplies.  Such merchandise is often quite exhilarating, especially in choosing which color backpack to buy and whether this is the year that a box of crayons with more than sixteen is allowed.  However, such purchases are those that can easily disguise […]

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August 29, 2018

Tips for New Teachers

Tips for New Teachers

Tips for New Teachers   As a new teacher you are expected to know the meanings of endless acronyms, drills and procedures sent down from administration, schedules for the day, the month, and the year. You’re expected to be flexible when these schedules change, and they will! More than once! On top of that, you […]

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