Beating the Blahs

Contributor: Dorcas Peight | File type : Blog Post

February school days are their own kind of special. The holiday excitement has worn off, the days are still short and chill, and the school term is barely half-way done, with the second half stret... Read More

The Well is Dry

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

This is the first time I can remember that I've felt like maybe I can't go on, maybe I won't make it, and I'm not sure I want to try! I don’t know what else to do with some of these students... Read More

Refreshments Will Be Served

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

 “Refreshments will be served.”  Sometimes we hear this announced in regards to a meeting or event.  Refreshments are not something I’m very good at. I don’t always think ahead, or I wonder... Read More

Less is More

Contributor: Betty Yoder | File type : Blog Post

Sometimes less is more. Usually on Saturdays I dance to the background tune of “see how much you can get done today.”  It is a wearisome song and wears me out both emotionally and physical... Read More

Good Medicine

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

It seems all teachers are very busy right now, going to meetings and workshops, working on lesson plans and objectives, grading papers, and coaching. Let’s just slow down and chat about non-s... Read More

Taking Care of Teacher

Contributor: Arlene Birt | File type : Blog Post

“We need a break.  I am hoping for snow days.  I need to recharge.  It is a long time from Christmas until Easter – especially this year when Easter is later.” This was a discussion topic ... Read More