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Teacher/Educator Appreciation Ideas

Every teacher and educator is getting a lot of flack these days due to decisions being made about how schools are operating (despite the fact that we – as educators – really don’t get a say in how any district operates).  There are so many comments/beliefs that students are doing distance learning because it’s what …

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What Students Need For Distance Learning

Given that we’re almost near the end of July; many school districts in the country have released their plans for returning to school…and a lot are choosing to go with continuation of distance learning. My district just made the announcement that we will be completely virtual (doing distance learning) for the entirety of our first …

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Summer “Vacation”

I made it through my first year at my “new” school! I feel like “new” should be in quotes since it isn’t fully “new” anymore. But yeah, I’m done…it’s over, and I could not be more excited to now have the summer “off”. Yup, that also deserved quotes, all of my fellow educators know why. …

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School Safety

I don’t put a lot out about political beliefs or ideals here because it’s not really what this space is about. But being an educator, all of these school shootings and school safety as a whole is a big concern for me.  And not just for my safety, for Devon’s safety, for all of my …

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New School Update

A few of you have been asking how my the new school year has been going. Generally; pretty damn good. Am I exhausted? Yes. Am I running around like a chicken with it’s head cut off? Yes Has my work load increased ten-fold? Yes Do I love it? Yes. You kind of always walk a …

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PSA: Respect Your Teachers

I had a post scheduled for today but I decided to postpone it for a small PSA. I love this time of the year for many reasons; like my birthday, mine and Devon’s anniversary, etc. But, I also hate it because there is always so much teacher bashing that happens now. Between parents complaining up …

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