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Teaching

You’ve Come a Long Way: Celebrating Growth

Summer is around the corner. Are you ready? What’s your teaching journey been like this year? It may ...
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On Helicopters, Lawn Mowers, and Jack Hammers

What do these three items have in common?  They are terms that are used in educational circles to ...
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Encouragement for the Last Month

Martyrs did this. So did Abraham and Joseph from the Old Testament. Solomon and King Saul – not ...
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Perseverance: A Guiding Light for Educators and Students

In the world of education, the journey of perseverance finds significant inspiration in Biblical principles. As educators navigate ...
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Setting Achievable Goals

Goals are a part of modern life. We are no longer satisfied with just doing our best. We ...
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Observations

This blog entry will be different from my usual entries in that this will be the first part ...
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Tell Me a Story

It is challenging to be a person with a reading disability. So much of school, and even life, ...
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I’d Like to Ask You a Couple of Questions

Does your school have extra-curricular activities?  If so, why?  Maybe we don’t give intentional thought very often to ...
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Mastering the Art of Classroom Group Work: Fostering Critical 21st-Century Skills

After sharing that I needed to reteach a small group of students, my teammate said, “I was thinking ...
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March 2024 Is Filled with Contemplation, Preparation, and Celebration!

     Because Easter Sunday is a festival that is a “moveable celebration,” it will fall on March 31, ...
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