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If I Could Turn Back Time… Lessons Learned In Twenty Years Of Teaching

Do you ever wish that you owned a time machine? You know, a way to go back and give yourself sage advice. Maybe you want to stop yourself from making a decision that you know would help avoid pain and trouble along the way. Perhaps you want to tell yourself to avoid taking that job… Continue reading If I Could Turn Back Time… Lessons Learned In Twenty Years Of Teaching

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Gifts That Teachers Love

‘Tis the season for giving! Over the last few weeks, I have posted a few articles about holiday gifting ideas. Whether it is something small that is a person’s favorite thing, or a gift created by a local maker, there are so many unique ways to show people you are thinking of them at the… Continue reading Gifts That Teachers Love

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What’s In My Teacher Bag?

My new teacher bag is beautiful and custom designed! I am a girl who likes to be prepared for anything. My handbags often border on being luggage. People raise an eyebrow and ask if I am carrying a few bricks with me. It's like a Mary Poppins bag of treasures. I just like to carry… Continue reading What’s In My Teacher Bag?

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The Last Day Of School

It's finally upon us... the last day of school! After ten months of getting up at 4:45 AM, countless after school rehearsals, entertaining almost two hundred students aged thirteen to eighteen for eight hours a day, grading papers, preparing for competitions, weekends filled with school tasks, and putting on numerous performances, it is finally time… Continue reading The Last Day Of School