Tag Archives: Teaching

A Simple Way to Find Out who needs our help …technique for teachers and parents

http://momastery.com/blog/2014/01/30/share-schools/ This article describes how a teacher developed a brief weekly exercise, a survey, that gives insights as to who is getting bullied, is lonely or has no friends. The teacher started this after Columbine with the knoeledge that loneliness is the condition that fosters violence. Her goal is to teach kids to be brave […]

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Poem: Love is the Subject

English Science Calculus Class Just An excuse. Love is the subject — About the poem: I know now that teaching is just an excuse to hang out with cool people. It’s a precious opportunity to love them and be loved.┬áRealizing that love is a teacher’s top priority makes things richer, clearer. It’s similar to how […]

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Poem: A Palace Not a Prison …a Haiku NaPoWriMo 26

It’s not a prison/ Princess waits for you to wake/ See, it’s a palace!/ – About the poem Kids know how the adults that care for them feel. If you are always overwhelmed and trapped by parenting, and pushing your young children away from you, they will feel this. Can you find a way to […]

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“I like being prepared” …a chaos buster!

Last year, I was in a meeting where one member recounted how another was such a good person to work with. He said it was because she was always so prepared, and she chimed in, “I like being prepared.” The speaker said he began using that motto, not only in his work, but in his […]

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