Monthly Archives: September 2013

Soaring to the Top

As you recall from last week’s post (Swearing vs. Music), Ginger started to exhibit a remarkable change in her use of appropriate language instead of inappropriate language.  However, at the end of her second year with me, she still was … Continue reading

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Swearing vs. Music

Last night was Open House for our school, and as I talked with the one parent who came, I couldn’t help but be reminded how parental support is huge in helping students succeed!  Ginger, from last week’s post, had the support … Continue reading

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“That’s a Swear Word?”

WARNING: This post uses profanity Last week it looked as if the United States of America was going to end up in a war with Syria.  This week, thanks to an off-handed remark made by John Kerry, it seems we … Continue reading

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Create an Amazing Year

Here we are back at the beginning of a new school year and I wanted to suggest five past posts I have written that many have found helpful in setting up their classrooms: In The Hope Strategy, I discuss the … Continue reading

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