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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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Oxford Michigan School Shooting

Once again there was a school shooting in the US and this time in Michigan. As a former secondary school administrator, I try to reflect on what I would have done if I was in that situation.  Every state and school district has their own rules and policies on suspensions, searching back bags, etc. Unfortunately, blame is being placed on school officials and what they did not do to prevent this tragedy. Did they school officials do the right thing by interviewing the student and meeting with...

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Teaching in a Technology World

As we know too well, kids today from almost the time they leave the crib are tech savvy. Kids are glued to their devices and it takes a very entertaining teacher to distract students in the classroom from their phones.  Teaching the old fashion way of stand and deliver is no longer effective. Unfortunately, this is the way many educators still teach. For too many teachers they teach like they were taught, and that could have been many years ago. Also not all teachers embrace using technology...

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November is Native American Heritage...

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Retiring - This Will Happen To All Of...

I have been blessed to retire twice, once in the USA and the last time in Egypt after 51 plus years in education.

I have a couple of suggestions for you. Check your financial status with your school or state retirement system, review your retirement savings and investment, find out when would be the best time to start drawing your Social Security. Do plan on inflation and other unexpected costs as best as you can. Always keep your family in the loop on these...

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