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Parents: How to help your middle schooler (and you) navigate this season

Follow my blog with Bloglovin It never fails, when I tell people I teach middle school they respond with some version of Why? Their twisted up face recalls their own experience and for most it’s not a good one. Middle school is a difficult season for many people…

Making the Move

In my 15 years of teaching, 12 of them have been spent teaching 7th grade language arts. When I moved back to Ohio and started at my current district I spent 3 years teaching 8th grade reading and English. I actually ended up in middle school by accident. One of…

Co-teaching: Some thoughts on making it work.

Co-teaching can be stress inducing or stress relieving, it depends how you choose to approach it. Many teachers treat their classrooms in the same way a dog would treat his backyard. We set it up just the way we like it, keeping all the important pieces in an organized…