Cyber school, or online learning, has the potential to provide a solid education to students who wouldn't otherwise receive one. I've had students enrolled in my virtual classroom for reasons ranging from medical issues to a crazy busy schedule of training to become a professional ballerina! ... » Learn More about Is Your Student a Good Candidate for Online Learning?
At this time last week, I found myself sitting in the bleachers at our local elementary school waiting for my number to be called. In my own version of the Hunger Games, I wrung my hands and conspicuously dabbed the sweat pooling at my hair line. This was it. There was no turning back; I ... » Learn More about 5 Things School Administrators Should Do To Make Kindergarten Registration Easier (on Moms)
Having worked with the public since I was 16, I like to think I'm a people person. It doesn't mean I actually like them; it just means I know them. I've encountered and taken orders from various men and women courtesy of a plethora of part-time jobs and alllll my different teaching assignments. ... » Learn More about There Are So Many Morons
This may come as a surprise to you, but not every kid loves school. I know, I'll give you a minute. Not only that, but some don't really pay attention when teachers are explaining assignments, answering other students' questions, or generally speaking words about anything at all. It's quite ... » Learn More about Dear Students: Don’t Ever Ask Me These Questions
Update: I write this as my "late summer birthday kid" heads into fourth grade. I've never once regretted red-shirting him and despite initial concerns, my husband has come to see the value in giving our son an extra year to play emotional catch-up. He's still very impulsive and reactionary when it ... » Learn More about My Son Will Not Start Kindergarten On Time