Tag: Students

Going to the airport is always stressful for me. Safe statistic or no, it still stresses me out to know I am actually going to be flying…in the air. Way…

Read More Leaving…on a jet plane!

Today I had the opportunity to sit in on an MST vision planning meeting in preparation for the 2013-2014 year. I am changing campuses next year and my new campus…

Read More What’s on your refrigerator?

As we come to the end of the 2013 National Lutheran Schools Week, we look back on a week of activities, spirit days, service projects, and excitement to realize that…

Read More School is Fun

When I taught sixth grade science, our students were immersed in learning about wildlife characteristics, environments, and patterns in nature in relation to the Hawk Mountain Sanctuaryand our surrounding region.…

Read More Get connected and make a difference.

  flickr photo via fdecomite As I seek clarity and inspiration for another new school year, a recent conversation with my fellow nemeticists has once again got me thinking. As teacher’s…

Read More If it is to be, it’s up to we…

Nearly every day for the past three years I have read the “Words of Wisdom” first thing in the morning over the PA system. If I am not available to…

Read More Parting Words of Wisdom

Every now and then, a student is sent to my office. I don’t encourage this practice, because I feel as though a classroom teacher with whom a student has developed…

Read More Re-engage

Choose your position: Are you a gatekeeper, policemen, guard… or teacher? All these jobs are necessary, but which one belongs in schools? Choose your battle: Filters that also filter learning…

Read More Choose Your Battle