Reflections of a Teacher Saying Goodbye

Beth Maloney Education, Elementary, Life in the Classroom, Love, Professional Development, Teacher Leadership

As my twenty-year classroom teaching career draws to a close, I feel the need to share my reflections and important things I’ve learned.   There is nothing more important than classroom community.  First and foremost, classroom community affects student behavior.  It

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Where do you see yourself in five years? Ten years? Fifteen years?

Leah Clark Teacher Leadership

“Where do you see yourself in five years? Ten years? Fifteen years?” This classic question is asked by potential bosses in interviews frequently. Interviewees often provide a bright description of their future advancing up the ladder, taking on more responsibility,

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Get Selfish and Avoid the Burn Out with Teacher Self-Care

Leah Clark Professional Development

Self-Care: any necessary human regulatory function which is under individual control, deliberate and self-initiated (Wikipedia) This hot buzz word graces Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook in memes and posts as a way to cope with the wild world we live

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