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Summer Reads for Teacher Professional Development

What’s on your summer reading list? If you are like me, you are probably looking for books that will help replenish you professionally as well as personally. With just a … Continue reading

May 31, 2014 · 2 Comments

Staying Connected: The Last Weeks of the School Year

We have come to that time of the school year when the days are a bit longer, there is plenty of warm weather, and keeping students focused is a tad harder than … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gearing Up for Summer

  Whether you are a parent or teacher, this is the time of year when we all start compiling our summer reading lists. A fan of many genres of literature, I … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Summer Fun and Nature

For many families, we have officially come to the midway point in the summer. However, there is still time to have fun in late July and early August before school … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Great Teachers Can Break Through Any Barrier

A picture is worth 1000 words. This safe has been through a lot. What do you think is its story? If I had to tell its story, I’d say it … Continue reading

July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reading: Method to Avoid Summer Brain Drain

For years, teachers have suggested lists of the best books for children based on their grade and reading level. However, parents should also make sure they have a variety of … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · 5 Comments

Creative Solutions to Help Avoid Summer Brain Drain

Preventing summer brain drain is the number one goal of educators and parents across the country each summer. Like many educators, my first impulse is to suggest a trip to … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · 1 Comment