You know the day I'm talking about. The one where you in danger of becoming Jacob Two-Two because you have repeated the EXACT same phrase to (almost) every student you are teaching. Perhaps it's been one of those days (or weeks) where you have repeatedly heard ...
Raise your hand if you love the admin side of your teaching job? ... No? While I LOVE researching new ideas & teaching, all the other admin stuff that comes with running my own business? Not so much. In September, I opted to finally extend my screen in an effort to be more efficient when … Continue reading How to get more out of your planning time
Last week was one of THOSE weeks. The type of week where (almost) everything falls apart & all your carefully laid plans ... & backup plans are broken down. You know the type. So, what is a teacher to do?
When I first started my business I brought WAY too much stuff with me while I taught. In fact, I had to bring two work bags with me each day. My biceps, I'm sure, got a great workout lifting & putting down those bags, but it really wasn't practical in the long run. I needed … Continue reading Lesson Plans Wherever You Are