Your first Open House (Meet the Teacher night) as a New Teacher is not only important, it’s a milestone! This is just one more rite of passage into the world of teaching. I was completely blindsided by Open House my first year. It was scheduled for Tuesday (the day after we came back!) at 6:30pm. […]
Congratulations! You’ve been hired, you signed the paperwork, and are left wondering, “Now What? What should I be doing to prepare for my first year?” I remember leaving the human resources office after signing my first contract. As I walked to my car, the euphoria began to wane, and anxiety surrounding the uncertainties of the […]
As teachers and parents, we are constantly waging war against the clutter! The more organized your classroom is, the less time you’ll need to spend there after school. That means more time for your own litttle munchkins at home!