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Deep Breathing

With the issue of this virus going around, many people are nervous and afraid. Food and toilet paper is flying off the shelf. I pray for everyone. I pray that the Lord heals and gives comfort to everyone. Bless all … Continue reading

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People and Trees

People can be like blowing trees. When something strikes their fancy, they can either “dance” at the idea and shimmer in the light “breeze” as they go along with whatever it was that struck their mood in a positive way. … Continue reading

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When You Don’t Understand

Sometimes when a class assignment is given, the directions can be confusing. It is easy to ask for assistance, but sometimes the answer that is given is just as confusing as the directions. Frustration starts to set in and build up until … Continue reading

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Bullying

STOP THE BULLYING!!!! I wish the above statement would have some effect and people would stop bullying each other. Notice I said “people” and not “kids”. To exclusively center this article around kids would be to exclude the many adults … Continue reading

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At-Risk Youth: Gotta Love ’em (continued)

One time, when I was teaching in a detention center, just as first hour was about to begin, one of my students (we’ll call him Student A) asked me this question: “Ms. Lisa, what’s it like to teach a room … Continue reading

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Testing At-risk Students: What Is Their Learning Style?

Over the years I’ve had the pleasure of having at-risk students in my classroom. I taught in a juvenile detention center, so I had a whole classroom full of them. Talking to these kids was very enlightening because of what … Continue reading

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Holding Students Back

Is holding a student back really the answer? Some have asked a very good question: If it didn’t work the first time, why would it work the second time? In some cases holding a student back works well but not … Continue reading

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Learning Styles in the Classroom

I truly do believe that knowing your students and how they learn is one of the main keys to helping them learn. One activity I did with all of my classes at the beginning of the school year was to … Continue reading

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