2nd Grade Reading IEP Goal Bank Based On The Common Core Standards

Below are all of the 2nd grade reading standards and example goals written below them. Here is my advice on using my example goals: First, the common core standards are only used as just that, a standard. Whether or not they are appropriate for a typically developing student is up to you to determine. However, … Continue reading 2nd Grade Reading IEP Goal Bank Based On The Common Core Standards

Awesome Teachers Focus On One Aspect Of Their Job To Advocate For (GMTT – #10)

Teachers are upset. They are displeased with their work conditions. Here are details from recent strikes: Chicago, West Virginia, or California. The teacher profession is under attack. Teachers are mandated to teach very specific curriculum, expected to produce nearly impossible results, take all of the heat from a struggling system, and then are paid like … Continue reading Awesome Teachers Focus On One Aspect Of Their Job To Advocate For (GMTT – #10)

Awesome Teachers Praise Their Students To Increase Positive Behaviors (GMTT – #8)

Remember last week's Give More To Teaching Idea? "Walk around, Talk around?" Well I am going to add Praise Around. This is super powerful in conjunction with movement through the classroom. And did you know that it is a researched based behavior modification tactic? Plus it takes no additional resources, tools, or training. You can … Continue reading Awesome Teachers Praise Their Students To Increase Positive Behaviors (GMTT – #8)

10 Best Retail Seasonal Part-Time Jobs For Teachers and Professionals

Teachers don't have time for some crappy part-time job that's going to add a bunch of stress. We're stressed enough, thank you. But making ends meet (especially at the Holidays) is difficult. An easy way to do that is by adding in a part-time job. So I have taken the best paying part-time retail gigs … Continue reading 10 Best Retail Seasonal Part-Time Jobs For Teachers and Professionals

Awesome Teachers Walk Around The Room As They Teach (GMTT – #7)

Have you ever met or heard of Anita Archer? Well she's amazing and is a wonderful teacher and trainer. Something she encourages teachers to do is to "walk around and talk around." This means literally walking around while you are instructing. That's it. If you are running low on motivation this week and really want … Continue reading Awesome Teachers Walk Around The Room As They Teach (GMTT – #7)