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About Me

  To my fellow teachers, My name is Jane, and I am a newly retired teacher who lives in none other than Southern Florida. After teaching for nearly 45 years in the Great Lakes area, I decided that after retiring, it was time to finally enjoy a year-round summer break. The weather is great, but […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

  Teaching doesn’t seem that hard.  That’s not a question, but it is a common myth perpetuated by our society. Take any given parent, and ask them how homework time goes with their child. If they say “It’s great!” they’re in the 1% minority. If you ask the parent of a non-gifted child, one who […]

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What Are Cookies As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how […]

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Ten Things You Can Do to Thank a Teacher

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 With the holidays rolling around, you’re making a list and checking it twice. You’ve got gifts for the kids, for your spouse, for your parents and…

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Why Teachers Should Make More Than CEOs

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Have you ever wondered why in the world a teacher would want to teach? Sure, they get summers off, but they have…

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Four Things to Consider Before You Become a Teacher

December 15, 2015 | No Comments

 When you’re in college, you’re young and optimistic and think that a degree in teaching is the best thing you can do…

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Best Places to Find Fun Lesson Plans

December 1, 2015 | No Comments

 The best (and worst) part of being a teacher is all of the great lesson plans you’re responsible for. Today, it’s almost…

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Education for Teachers

November 29, 2015 | No Comments

 Once upon a time, you could get a teacher’s certification without ever attending college. Over the years, it went from an Associates…

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Leaving Common Core Behind

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 As a teacher, you often hear from parents that Common Core is ridiculous, that it is the worst way to teach kids…

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Parents vs. Teachers

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Ask any “tenured” or long-term teacher, and they will tell you that their job has changed entirely since they first started 20-30 years ago….

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Safety in Schools: Teachers Who Carry

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One of the biggest differences between “now” and “then” in schools is the issue surrounding safety. First it was Columbine, then a…

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