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Making Guest Teacher Days Run Smoothly

The ONE thing that I have prepared well in advance of any day away is my chart of student expectations for a "Guest Teacher Day". I think it is extremely important for my students to know exactly what is expected of them when I am away. Every year we co-create and post a chart like this one:

from Spend With Pennies

Slow Cooker: Creamy Bacon Corn Chowder

This easy Slow Cooker Corn Chowder simmers all day in the crockpot, and is ready to serve when you are ready to eat. Fresh vegetables, chunks of tender potato, and smoky bacon give so much flavor while the creamy corn base adds a touch of sweetness. The perfect cool weather soup!


When you practise yoga once a week, you change your mind. When you practise twice a week, you change your body. When you practise every day, it will change your life :) Welcome to EkhartYoga is a global online yoga community offering members high quality yoga and meditation classes by qualified, international yoga teachers. Give it a try!


This sheet is designed to help students choose new and improved words instead of overused words when writing and strengthening sentences. It is a useful tool to keep in your students' writing folders or make into a classroom poster.


* I think it is great to have a set of daily rules for your students to follow when you are there but establishing a set of rules, behavior expectations, and consequences for when you are NOT there is an amazing idea! Anchor Charts - Sub Rules

from The Cornerstone

Why discipline is different from punishment

Punishment vs Discipline: Read about teachers' reactions to this image when I posted this of Facebook. Where do you draw the line between the two.


SPED Acronyms Every Parent Should Know

Special Education Acronyms Every Parent Should Know - The only thing the IEP team wants is what is best for the child, and if we aren't speaking the same language, it's only hurting the child. No one wants that. Which is why it is so important that parents and teachers are on the same page when it comes to important acronyms when it comes to all things special education. Blog Post at Mrs. D's Corner.