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The Perks of Procrastinating

Beyond Teaching, Instruction

I am constantly telling my students not to procrastinate. Plan ahead, I tell them. Do your work early, I preach. But truth is, when I procrastinate, I tend to do my best work.  Anyone else? For example, I tried…

thankyou from students

When Kids Say "Thanks"

Beyond Teaching

Teacher Appreciation Week should be at the beginning of February. Hear me out on this: Yes, we’ve just had a break for a couple weeks, and if your school is like ours, you’ve probably had a few weather days…

Now: One word for 2018

Beyond Teaching

My one word this year is “now”. Why one word? I don’t know about you, but resolutions are too much for me. My list is too long and therefore unmanageable and unrealistic. One word allows me to use it…

getting organized

Friday Faves (Finally): Getting Organized

Beyond Teaching

Happy Fall, y’all!  (I just happened to make today’s image in a fall theme before I even realized it’s the first day of fall! It was meant to be!) This week I wrote a post about how I finally…