Why Parents Should Be Involved

parenting quoteSchools want to find teachers making an extra effort to receive the parents’ involvement in their own child’s education. Teachers must find a way to teach every child who’s inside their classroom. Student teaching was difficult since I realized that teenagers don’t necessarily respect you (you need to earn it), they’re defiant, their behavior must be managed and you must engage them. Thus the reason that I never taught in the middle and high school grades! Read More

Why Do We Need Kindergarten?

abc and crayons on bookI really like teaching kindergarten! Thus, I began teaching kindergarten with a huge hole in my repertoire. You may really jump start their learning with even a single year of the kindergarten that really pre-teaches. These can obviously be based on the age of your own kindergarten class along with your school’s curriculum.

It is significant that a kid learns early that the world does not and will not revolve around him or her alone, and it aids the child to learn that we live in a multicultural society full of various different types of people. Read More


Dealing with School Bullies

stop bullying sign boardOne of my biggest complaints as a teacher was bullies. I absolutely hated to see a child being bullied. Unfortunately, it seems to be happening more and more in today’s society. As teachers, it is our job to recognize it and deal with it immediately!

All of the children are in our care for a period of time throughout the day and if I ever saw a teacher ‘look the other way’ at a bully because he/she did not want to ‘deal with it’, well, that was never ok in my book! When I was in fifth grade, I had a fellow student who would sit behind me and yanked my hair. I would turn and politely and tell this student to quit pulling my hair. She would laugh at me and then do it once more less than a second later. Read More