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Education At Home: A Teacher’s Top Tips for At-Home Learning

Our regular patterns of work and school are interrupted for most of us, and many families now have an extraordinary amount of time at home together. While this time together is a gift, any changes in our normal schedules can be stressful. One path through this new stress is through finding our new normal, setting… Continue reading Education At Home: A Teacher’s Top Tips for At-Home Learning

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Transition from Beach to Back-to-School and Keep Your Sanity!

It is that time of year. Target has every school supply on sale. You’re scheduling when to take the kids shopping for new clothes and shoes because they have seemingly grown out of everything overnight. It is all expensive and none of this happens at the beach. Back to school is a bummer. Every season… Continue reading Transition from Beach to Back-to-School and Keep Your Sanity!

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Successful Summer into Smart Startup of School

This week on wEDnesday: Successful Summer into Smart Startup of School Parents, Tag! You’re It! Love, Teachers! We have all seen that sign floating around on social media, and it’s hilarious! Until you go home and realize you have months with your children who have just had a busy school year, and want to know… Continue reading Successful Summer into Smart Startup of School

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The One Reason I Quit Teaching

September means apples, bulletin boards, foliage, name tags, a new class and everything else about going back-to-school! After over thirty years of starting the fall in a classroom, as a student or teacher, I decided to take a break this year. I taught for thirteen years all over Oregon, and it was not an easy… Continue reading The One Reason I Quit Teaching