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Rising to the Challenge

What if I’m not enough? When I think about my biggest challenges and fears in teaching, this is the thought that comes up the most. To be an exemplary teacher is incredibly difficult. The relatively little experience I’ve had has required … Continue reading

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The Cheapest Engagement You’ll Ever Hear About!

  I know what you’re thinking, and don’t worry! We’re not talking about cheap ways to pop that special someone the “big question”, apologies to those expecting some intimacy tips. In this blog, we’re going to unpack that classic teacher … Continue reading

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Margins: Not Just for Paper Anymore

One of the worst nightmares for teachers (and greatest pleasures of students) is getting off-topic. However, there is a good way to get off-topic, and it often involves more learning than what would have happened in the first place. This … Continue reading

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Try and Keep Up

Science teaching. What could be so hard about it?  Besides the lesson planning, difficult micro-level concepts, keeping the curiosity alive in the classroom, and helping students succeed on standardized tests. Oh, and let’s not forget keeping up with the constantly … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: The Struggle

Howdy bloggers, Welcome back to the last installment of An Interesting Perspective for the semester. I know I’ve been less consistent these past few weeks, but things have been hectic. Today though, we’re back on track and here to discuss … Continue reading

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Are you up to the challenge?

The best and worst of any profession are the challenges that come with that profession. As I have pursued this profession, so many what-if’s and doubts have popped into my head, most of them related to the challenges that come … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: Drive the Bus

Howdy bloggers, Welcome back for the newest installment of An Interesting Perspective. Today, we will discuss the importance of classroom management within a science classroom, and give out a few tips and tricks to keep your classroom from entering a … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: Balling on a Budget

Howdy bloggers, Sorry for the brief hiatus, but we’re back for the newest installment of An Interesting Perspective. In today’s post, we will discuss ways in which you can make your classroom fun and engaging, while still keeping it affordable. … Continue reading

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When The Money Falls Short, You Don’t Have To!

As we all know, teachers don’t make a ton of money.  Heck, schools are often times not as funded as much as they should be.  This means that we as teachers have to get creative and find resources that are … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Be Strong?

For most people the first thing that comes to mind when they hear the word “strong” is raw strength, such as muscles.  But when we hear the phrase “Play to your strengths”, most people don’t mean play to your raw … Continue reading

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