A Classroom teacher for more than 25 years. A mentor teacher and an AP coordinator as well as 10 years with the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program. A master's degree in curriculum and instruction from California State University San Bernardino and a Bachelors's degree in history from Castleton State College in Vermont. Certified in Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) also having worked with the International Baccalaureate program.
Teaching Smarter-An UNCONVENTIOAL Guide to Boosting Student Success!
Because the work load & demand on both teacher and student is sucking the life out of you.
This book shows it doesn't have to be that way. These are just some of the things I have found that work for me
. Don't Quit, Don't give up!
At the very least some of the personal experiences related will give you a laugh. That in of itself I am told is healing.
Don't read this if you like grading papers.
who have mastered the volume of paperwork.
I like doing work that won't be graded!
who feels school-work is fair and logical!
Unbeknownst to me a student of mine took this video. She says that when feeling down all she has to do is look at it and she starts to laugh. I was horrified when a visiting speaker asked the faculty to each do their best move. I do NOT dance. I prefer to throw down a good PUN rather than a dance move but whatever works. Teachers all have their own way of connecting with their students. I call this "THE LIKABILITY factor". Whats your move? Check out this great video