Category Archives: Professionalism

Give What you Want to Receive

Have you wondered if your actions or reactions as a teacher are actually perpetuating your classroom management issues?  If not, you should.  My rant for today begins with an intervention specialist that I met today whose main form of classroom … Continue reading

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ASCD’s 2012 Virtual Conference

This weekend I am attending ASCD’s Virtual Conference “A collaborative Call for Action.”  Starts at 8am today via your computer.  There’s still time to register if you would like to join me.  Grab your coffee, stay in your pjs, and learn … Continue reading

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Dear Substitutes, if you are like me looking for that dream job, I would like to remind you that every time you walk into a building you are on a job interview.  Staff members are closely watching you.  An unintentional … Continue reading

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Mad Hatter

There are times when you get smacked back into reality that you are not a regular classroom teacher and that you are simply just a sub.  This week was that time for me. On the whole, districts are grateful for the … Continue reading

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Goals for 2012

It is cliché, but is good.  Starting the New Year with thinking about goals for your life is an excellent way to celebrate the New Year.  It is a time of refreshment…a time when we reflect on the past year and … Continue reading

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Epic Fail

“Uggghhhh…” is how I started my day.  Have you had the nightmare that you showed up at the wrong school to teach and then were late for the school you were really scheduled at?  Well, today it was not a … Continue reading

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