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Extra Classroom Space in a Snap

It’s true. Space can become an issue in classrooms. As a pre-K teacher, having the ability to keep young students engaged in separate activities throughout the day is important. But children can become easily distracted; we’re talking about high-energy early learners here. So, it’s beneficial to visually divide your space, and I’m happy to suggest […]

Everything I Need to Know

You may be familiar with the popular series, “Everything I Need to Know I Learned…” Whether it’s “from my cat,” “from the 80s,” or the original, “in kindergarten,” these are seemingly simple lessons that end up carrying great importance. While these lists are often made up, and not based on actual lessons, I’m happy to […]

Malala Yousafzai’s International Fight for Education Equality

You’ve probably heard by now of Malala Yousafzai, the teenage Pakistani who survived a gunshot to the head in the name of education equality. As jihadists took over her region and began prohibiting women from receiving an education, Yousafzai – at age 12 – spoke out against the blatant injustices imposed on her and those […]

Giving Thanks

As Thanksgiving approaches and the impulse to express gratitude grows stronger, I recognize that one of the things I’m most grateful for is my education. Not necessarily all the math and reading lessons, but all of the wonderful teachers who taught me, cared about me and generally enriched my life. As a gesture of thanks, […]