Healthy Competition – When is Enough, Enough

“The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else.” Martina Navratilova I am participating in the #AprilBlogADay challenge. The prompts are provided by Meredith Towne (@BklynMeredith) a teacher in Brooklyn, NY. Today I am Continue reading Healthy Competition – When is Enough, Enough

Being There for Children

“Develop resilience and be brave. There are days when it is very discouraging. You have to develop personal resilience to environmental things that come along. If you let every single environmental challenge knock you off your game, it’s going to Continue reading Being There for Children

Learning from Students

It’s a mistake, when life hands you a tough lesson, to think that you can get back at life by not learning it. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com I am participating in the #AprilBlogADay challenge. The prompts are provided by Meredith Towne Continue reading Learning from Students

Favorite Units of Study

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try” – Dr. Seuss I am participating in the #AprilBlogADay challenge. The prompts are provided by Meredith Towne (@BklynMeredith) Continue reading Favorite Units of Study

The Best Part of Teacher Training – Sr. Eileen Rice

“Life is 10% what happens to you, and 90% how you react to it.“-Charles Swindoll I have seen this quote attributed to everyone from Lou Holtz to Dale Carnegie. The most frequent attribution is Swindoll. I use it here because Continue reading The Best Part of Teacher Training – Sr. Eileen Rice

Teaching and Winning

“A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.” -Brad Henry I am participating in the #AprilBlogADay challenge. The prompts are provided by Meredith Towne (@BklynMeredith) a teacher in Brooklyn, NY. Today’s prompt is: Continue reading Teaching and Winning

Why I am an Educator

“Thank you for caring Mr. Daly.” -anonymous 5th grade student Today was one of those days. One of those days when you wonder whether you are making a difference. One of those days when you feel like no one is Continue reading Why I am an Educator