In general, I advocate for teachers but I am not fearful to talk about the “bad ones” because they definitely do exist. I have worked alongside a few and, like most people, have encountered some throughout my own education. The good teachers are the ones who encourage and accept a child as he or she […]
Paras Are Teachers Too!!!
When my son first began working with a Para (para professional) in school, I remember being a bit skeptical because I wanted someone who would be truly compatible with him. I wanted him to feel comfortable with the person and I wanted to be comfortable too, of course. This was going to be a person […]
The other day I had a lengthy conversation with one of my boy’s teachers in regards to his progress. It’s something that I stay on top of because it’s important for me to know how he’s progressing and if he’s meeting his IEP goals. Funnily enough, standardized test scores are not included in my son’s […]
Highlights Steps Up Their Game For Teachers
**Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Highlights. All opinions are 100% my own** As a little girl, I can remember anxiously waiting for my Highlights issue to come in the mail each month. I would drag it wherever I went – in the car, at the kitchen table and even to school where I would […]
Why Teachers Should Get Drug Tests
Just recently, I had a conversation with my husband about drug tests in the work place and it sparked some really interesting questions that I had for him and he had for me. My husband works for the MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) and, at any moment, he could be sent down to the main headquarters […]