teaching

World Teachers’ Day with Grammarly

The most important person in a child’s life besides a parent/grandparent/guardian is a teacher. Teachers spend the majority of the day with your child. Teachers are introducing concepts to your child beyond reading and math, like social skills, time management, and hard work. Those skills are just as important as anything they will learn in…
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Teacher Appreciation Week Ideas

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week.   As a subsitiute teacher, I know how hard teachers work and how they can feel unappreciated at times. We have just a few weeks of school left in our district and it can be a really stressful time for teachers. Students have begun to “zone out” because it…
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Book Review: Crazy is Normal By Lloyd Lofthouse

CRAZY IS NORMAL By: Lloyd Lofthouse Published: June 14, 2014 Publisher: Three Clover Press Non-Fiction/Memoir I’m participating in the book tour for CRAZY IS NORMAL with Virtual Author Book Tours. After teaching for twenty years, Lofthouse decided to keep a journal sharing the ups and downs of teaching freshman English and journalism. He kept this…
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An Overwhelming Yet Rewarding Week

As I mentioned in a previous post, I have begun substitute teaching.  Since February, I have been subbing at least once or twice a week at our Middle School/High School.  Each day seemed to bring new challenges.  Somedays I was expected to teach topics I wasn’t too familiar with (Alegbra) and others I had to learn…
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A New Adventure

I have embarked on a new adventure the last couple weeks…..Substitute Teaching.  Back in November I took a class to get a Substitute License.  In Iowa, if you have a Bachelor’s Degree, you are allowed to Substitute Teach at the Middle School/High School level after taking this required course and completing a few other steps…
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Stacie's read-in-2018 book montage
How to Manage Your Home Without Losing Your Mind: Dealing with Your House's Dirty Little Secrets
Granted
Hello Mornings: How to Build a Grace-Filled, Life-Giving Morning Routine
Just Between Us


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