Monthly Archives: March 2013

Teacher Tip #6: Don’t listen to students

Ok, ok…I hear the yelling and feel the heat from the torches already. I don’t mean that you should ignore good, constructive feedback from students, but there are many times that what students say to you (or about you) should

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Warming up my vocal chords…

Today in class we are beginning our Midterm Exam review. Since I review with my kiddos for two days, we start with a fun day…singing! All. Day. You heard me right–I’m a complete masochist. Actually, it’s pretty cool. I made

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I was listening to some Pandora today, minding my own business, when suddenly a song came on in a foreign language. Spanish or something. No idea. But, I didn’t realize it was a different language for about half the duration

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Don’t judge a book by its cover

Please excuse the cliché idiom as a post title. Don’t judge me based on that. (See what I did there.) Sometimes as a teacher (ok, all the time) it is easy to come to a snap judgement about a student

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