You know how we teach our students to have a growth mindset, to recognize that just because they can’t do something today, doesn’t mean they’ll never be able to do it? We teach our students that sometimes they have to step out of their comfort zone and do something they don’t like — such as […]
While I did not meet all of my goals in 2015, my blog performed better this year than it did last. For example, this blog last year received abut 130,000 views. This year, I’ve received about 650,000 views for a total of about 780,000 views since I started this blog in 2012. That’s a 400% […]
Note: Please excuse this excessively long post. I have spent weeks writing it and preparing all the graphic elements. Thank you if you read all of it. As a new teacher in the building, it is often a struggle at first to get to know the students — to figure out what motivates them. It’s also […]
When I started thinking about my resolutions for this year, immediately a to-do list of tasks popped into my head. That’s how we usually do resolutions, isn’t it? We start out confident at the beginning of the year: We’re going to do this! So we make a list in January, check back in around December, and try […]
Here is an excerpt: The busiest day of the year was October 31st with 8,001 views. The most popular post that day was 21 Scary Halloween Short Stories For Middle School. Click here to view the complete report.