Returning to Class after Christmas Vacation

The day returning to school from Christmas vacation or any vacation from school can be wild. The children, the young ones anyway, are so full of stories and details of the break. Some cannot wait to share about Christmas presents while others cannot wait to share a special outing or event that they attended. The older students are also excited. However, they look more forward to talking to each other rather than to the teacher. The first hour that the children are together can be very loud and talkative. They are overwhelmed to see one another and to compare stories. … Continue reading

Education Week in Review: December 29 – January 4

This is the last weekend for the students in my county before returning to school on Monday. During this week I have discussed in-service day, grade level unity, and the fabulously educated readers at Check below for more details! Saturday, December 29 More about This article addresses even more facts about the website The site was previously described in another article. Thursday, January 3 In-Service Day! In this article I talk about my day at in-service and my frustrations with the paperwork and reports that are now required of schools and teachers. Expanding Across the Grade Levels … Continue reading