Teaching and Learning Like a Pirate




Feeling a little burned out? Looking for a way to find the joy in teaching? Have a I got a couple of book recommendations for you! Run straight to your local library, bookstore, or get on Amazon and buy¬†Teach Like… Continue Reading

How to motivate students — or anyone else (and just maybe, ourselves!)




    Everyone in the education field talks about how important it is for teachers to motivate students. After 22.5 years of teaching, I have come to the conclusion that no one can motivate another person: true motivation comes only… Continue Reading

Today’s the Day! Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet




  What they said, right? I don’t like those Facebook memes and quotes where people ask you to type ‘yes’ if you agree, but this one actually made me allllllmost want to YES it up when I saw it shared… Continue Reading