A Teacher’s Tale

Tweet You will be touched by this beautiful and inspiring story of a teacher who brought a world of reading to a parent in need.   Enjoy this tale of a caring and compassionate teacher I am proud to know.~EMP In my twenty years of teaching, every so often, a student comes along that amazes me.  […]

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How I Got Stephen King to Hang Out at My School

Tweet How’s that for a Did List item?  Check out this amazing story!  ~EMP I never thought I’d ever write that line. The prolific Stephen King, a man so ingrained in our cultural consciousness, popped into my high school yesterday for a visit. No fan fare. No press. Just Steve, rolling up in his Ford, […]

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Ordinary (yet inspiring) Things

Tweet In my last post, I wrote briefly about how there is beauty in the ordinary things around us.  Today I want to take it a step further and see what list I can come up with in terms of the ordinary things around us (in the classroom and beyond) that can prove to be inspiring.  I […]

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Ordinary Things

Tweet My plan was to write a post this month having to do with staying positive in the classroom and I might still do that. But as I was watching the finale of The Office last night, the last words spoken by Pam Halpert really stayed with me. There’s a lot of beauty in ordinary […]

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What it Means to Be an Inspiring Teacher

Tweet This Wednesday, May 15th is our first “Be Inspiring” day.  It is a day carefully placed in May for our celebration of teachers.  The concept is for teachers to plan something purposeful and inspiring for their students on or around May 15th.  It’s a chance for you to try something new or go out […]

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Be Inspiring to Your Students

Tweet Do you remember why you wanted to be a teacher in the first place? Maybe you wanted to follow in someone’s footsteps.  Maybe you wanted summers off.  But my guess is that you wanted to make a difference somehow; you wanted to inspire someone along the way to do something great in his or […]

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Get Your Creative On

Tweet Creativity is being lost in schools.  ~  Creative teachers are being held back.  ~  Students’ creativity is not being fostered like it should be. I know.  Those are bold statements.  But it is my opinion and it’s made from the things I read and the observations I make in education each and every day. I […]

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When Students’ Interests are Sparked

Tweet Every so often you hit something just right with a student or group of students.  Sometimes you try to do so and succeed (or fail).  Other times, you are just doing what you do and something just strikes right. That has happened to me this year with some of my students and it’s been […]

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8 Inspiring Values of Unforgettable Educators

Tweet You will love this post from a returning guest blogger, Aileen Pablo.  I’ve nothing more to say, just enjoy!  ~EMP Most of us are lucky enough to have had at least one exceptional teacher during our school days, and whether they taught us in elementary, middle school, high school or college, we still tend […]

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