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5 Teacher Prep Tips for Summer

Top 5 Teacher Prep Tips for the Summer

I get asked ALL the time, “How did you manage to only work 40 hours a week with 5 preps? How did you never bring work home? How did you maintain a 1 day turnaround policy for graded work?” There are a LOT of systems and strategies I put into

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How to Survive Second Semester

What is it about 3rd quarter? It’s still cold, we are all cooped up, and it feels like the year will never end. As a high school science teacher, traditionally this is my students’ lowest quarter academically, despite it being some of our most fun content (like genetics and heredity!!)

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A pep talk for teaching in a pandemic, how to survive a stressful school year

A Pep Talk to Survive Teaching in a Pandemic

How to survive a stressful school year Teaching in a pandemic – who could have EVER predicted this would be our lives? This year (2020) is one for the history books – literally. Whether you are reading this as you start the 20-21 school year in these bizarre circumstances, or

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Teaching through Grief

This is a really hard topic for me to write about, but I told myself when I started this blog I would only write about things I was experiencing so I could write authentically, and this is what we are currently walking through right now so I think it is

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Surviving Second Semester

Do you ever have those school years where you legitimately consider not going back after winter break?  Where surviving second semester seems utterly impossible? Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely LOVE my job and am so thankful I get to do something that I enjoy so much for a living,

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