Quote :: Being a Rebel

I’ve written a post before about how to help kids who break the mold – who don’t fit in and who fight the way that things are “supposed to be.” Call them stubborn, headstrong, spirited, whatever you want. Regardless of … Continue reading

Quote :: Needing Love

I found this awesome quote on Pinterest the other day. Unfortunately, it didn’t list the author and I couldn’t find an author after googling it either. If anyone knows who said it, please let me know! *Update* Thanks to a … Continue reading

Student Funnies :: Age is a State of Mind

Student I’ve never met: “Are you a kid? Or are you an adult?” Sometimes even I don’t know the answer to that one!! I couldn’t help but laugh today when a kindergarten student at our school asked me this question. … Continue reading

Student Funnies :: Act Like a Human?

I recently found a game on Pinterest that involves rolling 2 dice – 1 with an emotion word on it, and the other with an animal. Students then get to take turns acting out a sad cat, excited mouse, nervous … Continue reading

Quote :: How Kids Learn Best

“Children learn best when they like their teacher and they think their teacher likes them.” – Gordon Neufeld

Quote :: Self-Esteem

“Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.”

– Oprah Winfrey

Quote :: How to Help Your Students

“If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.” – Haim Ginott

Student Funnies :: How they spend their recess

Me: Sorry guys. I can’t keep you for recess. I have another group coming in.

2nd Graders: That’s ok. We have plans for recess.

Me: Oh, you do?

2nd Graders: Yeah! The girls are chasing us.

Wouldn’t want to miss that!

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Student Funnies :: My leg…

Student: My leg is swollen. I have to go to the hospital after school to get it x-rated.

Me: Oh, I’m sorry to hear that!

Me (thinking): I didn’t realize hospitals were doing that now. They really are becoming full-service!

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