All About Hurricanes

Hurricanes bring strong winds, lots of rain, and high levels of anxiety. As a South Floridian, every hurricane season brings with it the uncertainty of a natural disaster heading my way. Three years ago, during Hurricane Irma, I left my home in Cooper City, Florida and began driving north to avoid the potential dangers of …

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Say No to Behavior Charts (use these tips instead)

Wouldn’t it be nice if all students behaved according to our expectations? Ideally, yes! However, the reality is quite different. When I take a step back and reflect on best teaching practices, the use of behavior charts is not on my list. Behavior charts advertise students’ daily behavior to the class and any visitors that …

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