Teaching Students about the Importance of Giving

Happy Monday! Thank you so much for reading today. I wanted to share an article with you that I wrote way back in my first year of university, when I was Junior Editor of my Con-Ed program's newsletter, The Red Apple. This is not only because the publication is close to my heart (having worked … Continue reading Teaching Students about the Importance of Giving

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Time-Fillers: Activities to Keep Students’ Attention during Unplanned Moments

Sometimes, no matter how detailed and fabulous your day plans are, you end up with extra time at the end of an instructional block when you are supply teaching. I have had this happen to me several times, and the time usually ranges anywhere from 5 to 15 minutes. What do you do during these … Continue reading Time-Fillers: Activities to Keep Students’ Attention during Unplanned Moments

Preventing Classroom Bullying: Some Measures You Can Take as a Teacher

Hi everyone! So by this point, it is clear that there are several different areas of education that I am personally very passionate about. One of these topics that is closest to my heart is classroom bullying, and how to prevent it amongst students. Having been bullied on and off for years throughout my schooling, … Continue reading Preventing Classroom Bullying: Some Measures You Can Take as a Teacher

Supporting Students on the Spectrum: The Unique Educational Needs of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Hello everyone! If you have read any of my older blog posts (think April 2016 or earlier), you will know how deeply passionate I am about supporting the success and well-being of students with special needs, who are considered to be an at-risk population in our schools. Today, I will be using some of the … Continue reading Supporting Students on the Spectrum: The Unique Educational Needs of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Fun for When Students Say “I’m Done!”– More Tools to Keep in your Supply Teaching Bag

If you're reading this post and you are a supply teacher, you've definitely experienced this phenomenon more than once. The early finishers. The students who seem to fly through all of the assigned lesson material and work that their regular classroom teacher has left for them. While I admire these students for the enthusiasm for … Continue reading Fun for When Students Say “I’m Done!”– More Tools to Keep in your Supply Teaching Bag