A Teacher’s Guide to Surviving the Week Before Winter Break

“The students are so calm right before December break.” Said no teacher, ever! By now, you’re probably just as excited as your students are about winter break. The week before any holiday break can be stressful for teachers and students alike, with tests and projects that must be completed in spite of the excitement in… Continue Reading >

The Great Balancing Act: The subtle art of being a teacher and a student

As a teacher, your day continues after the school bell rings and the children go home. Oftentimes, you are busy planning lessons, grading papers and organizing for the next day well into the evening. On top of that, add in family and other responsibilities, and it’s amazing that you fit it all in. You may… Continue Reading >