It certainly has been a tough first half of the year. No matter the environment you’ve taught in this year–in-person, hybrid, remote, or a combination of it all–teaching has definitely been much more challenging. December brings a sort of unofficial ...

One of my favorite things that came from the whole quarantine experience last spring was the explosion of Tik Tok. I found it entertaining to see people do these silly dances, create scenes with funny voiceovers, and actually teach people ...

I made a promise to myself when this school year started. I told myself that I wouldn’t write for a few months. Although I felt like I had a lot to say, I wanted to focus on two things. First, ...

Like many others, I have had trouble trying to put into words what happened to George Floyd. He was, quite literally, killed because he was a black man. But, I don’t even think that does justice to what happened to ...

Now, more than ever, Moms are being asked to do so much more and be more in their children’s life. With schools around the country closed, the education industry has asked Mothers to put yet another thing on their “to-do ...

I made a choice to not write since we went into this shutdown thing. I’ve laid off from social media. Kris has also made a similar choice. We both felt like this isn’t the time to be putting ourselves out ...

When you are one of those special people in the classroom, everyone can see that. Everyone can see that kids love coming to your classroom. They love being with you, even on those rare days when you aren’t quite at ...

I made one promise to myself when I decided that I would write about education. I promised that I wouldn’t just share the successes or give a highlight reel piece in which I looked like the model teacher knowing exactly ...

I haven’t had a whole lot to say lately. After two-plus years of cranking out education articles on an every other week schedule, I have laid off the site a bit. Don’t mistake that for laziness or being content. And, ...

November. It’s the month when things get very real. The glow of a new school year is almost assuredly faded or completely out. The challenges of being a teacher are front and center. Even those of us who are off ...