Don’t Settle Now!

Lisa Moberg Uncategorized

February is always a hard month for teachers in Arizona. We have the threat of standardized assessments looming ahead of us, school staffing for next year, final evaluations, and the possibility of RIF. The tension is palpable on campuses and

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Balancing Behavior

Lisa Moberg Uncategorized

Balance.  It’s what we all strive for in life, right?  It’s what teachers need in a classroom for it to function efficiently and harmoniously.  Students need a balance of hands-on activities, homework, friends, worksheets, and collaborative, critical-thinking projects.  Teachers need

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The Ironman of Education

Lisa Moberg Uncategorized

As a National Board Certified Teaching candidate, it was to my great relief and growing apprehension to receive the anticipated e-mail last week, informing me that I will receive my scores on November 17th, 2012.  I have been waiting for

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Invisible Communication

Lisa Moberg Uncategorized

Parent- teacher conferences are quickly approaching this fall semester, and it’s time to organize student data and classwork to share with the parents.  I enjoy conferencing with parents as it provides me with quality time to spend with the number

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Substitute Standards

Lisa Moberg Uncategorized

It was the 28th day of teaching in my first grade classroom, and the inevitable happened- scratchy throat, hacking cough, fever, and body aches.  I lasted less than a month with my adorable finger-licking, phlegm-spewing, runny-nosed students.  I knew it

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