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Family Forums: What Are They?

Family Forums are something that I did when I was teaching and I decided that they would become a normal part of building successful relationships with the families in my classroom.  I challenge you to take the parts of my Family Forums and incorporate them in to your teaching practices.  They work!

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Principals New To Your School

I had the good fortunate of being a principal of seven schools in four states. Something I learned early in my career was unless the superintendent tells you to make these changes immediately or you are extremely familiar with the school, I would wait before I started to revamp what is already in place. If I had to guess a timeframe, perhaps a semester or a year might be a good rule of thumb. What I would consider minor changes could be implemented sooner of course.

I have seen too...

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Endangered Species Day is May 20th....

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New Supreme Court Justice, Ketanji...

 

Supreme Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson 

In 2022, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson made history as the first African American female being confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court. There have been 115 Supreme Court justices as of 2021! Justice Jackson becomes only the...

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Happy Birthday Hans Christian Andersen...

 
 
It is said that Hans Christian Andersen based his story, The Ugly Duckling, on his own life and the...

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March is Women's History Month

 

 
"Remember no one can...

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Chinese New Year 2022, Great Time to...

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Winter Games Begin in Beijing, China in...


 

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A Great Start to the Day

Your classroom community is set up, you have your daily schedule and you are ready to start the day. An exciting part of the day is when the children come in to the classroom community.  They are happy to be there, and they want to learn!  I wanted to share some things that I did in my classroom that worked and geared my students up for success first thing each morning.

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How Meditation and Martial Arts Help...

Creators David Friedman and Philip Kholos continue the adventure of Koga, a boy who uses meditation, yoga, and kung fu to navigate life’s challenges in Koga and Friends:ShelterThe film was  selected for Best of...

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