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The Problem in Education – Why People Leave?

This has been a very unique school year for educators and students across the nation. Since March 2020, we have tried virtual teaching, face to face learning and hybrid models and none have been effective. More students are failing and … Continue reading

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Graduation Ideas

I know it seems a bit premature but graduation season is quickly approaching. One of the conversations I encountered with many moms last spring was the conversation of graduation gifts for our high school seniors. All of us had children … Continue reading

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Survivor Part II – Teacher Edition

While I’ve never watched Survivor, I definitely understand the premise of the show. With limited options, you must show you are able to fend and provide for yourself. In becoming an educator more than twenty years ago, I don’t recall … Continue reading

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“Time for Change”

I heard some kids telling meHow they’ve lost all faith, in the world.They’ve been talking world peace nowAnd the wars in the streets. (Rucker, 2014, stanza 1) The lines on their faces so deep.A revolution, or reach out and touch … Continue reading

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Officially Done!

“When God pushes you to the edge of difficulty, trust Him fully, because two things can happen. Either He’ll catch you when you fall, or he will teach you how to fly.” Whew! As many of you know, I started … Continue reading

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Random Facts About Me

Every once in a while I do a blog post that allows my followers to learn a few things about me. The last time I did such a post, I had approximately 30 followers. I don’t have thousands or even … Continue reading

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Interview Etiquette – Does It Exist?

Lately, I’ve found myself in more interviews than one should allow. And the longer I sit through interviews, the more I realize how relaxed standards are at this time and first impressions no longer matter. My first experience with writing … Continue reading

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You Can’t Miss What You Never Had

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week and I was more than surprised to walk out of my house to a yard sign acknowledging my efforts as a teacher. While Teacher Appreciation Week serves as a culmination of the entire school … Continue reading

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Be You

Summer break has passed and we, educators, are back in the swing of things. Day one of learning was filled with activities to help us understand and identify who we are and who we are aspiring to become. We did … Continue reading

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Dress the Part

While I believe in dressing comfortably for work, I also believe in being neat and presentable. I loathe the idea of people coming to work dressed in leggings, jeggings or jeans on a daily basis. As an educator, I feel … Continue reading

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