A short comic gives the simplest, most perfect explanation of privilege I’ve ever seen.


Please click on the link below. Explaining privilege is extremely difficult, especially to those who have, as the tendency is to take offense as if the explanation is a knock on their upbringing. However, it has nothing to do with their upbringing, but rather in the subtle differences that easily go unnoticed by all. 100% on point.

Source: A short comic gives the simplest, most perfect explanation of privilege I’ve ever seen.

What Will Teachers Focus On Returning From Winter Break?


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Returning from Winter Break is always a whirlwind time for all involved in education. Parents, teachers, and students are experiencing the mixed feelings of the anxiety of having to return to the repetitious school day and the excitement of returning to the school day. So with the beginning of the second half drive to the end of another school year, just what should teachers be focused on?

There will be a variety of ideas and thoughts that will come to mind: State Testing, Projects, Teaching to the Test, Differentiating Instructions, Curriculum Planning, Data Analytics, Assemblies, etc….

Here are the Top 5 Focus Points for the Best of the Best Teachers:

  1. The Students
  2. The Students
  3. The Students
  4. The Students
  5. The Students

Contrary to the media and public hype around everything that is outside of the teacher’s control, it is only the focus on their students that your true teacher understands that they can control! With only 180 days to be a positive influence in the education of each child, and knowing they are in the second half stretch, the best teachers know that they must focus on the needs of each child to inspire them. It really is that simple!

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Calm down. Obama is right to use executive powers for gun violence epidemic | Opinion | NJ.com


An excellent article on Obama’s decision to use his executive powers to finally address the gun violence epidemic. When it is something that affects our schools and endangers our children, I am glad that he has taken these steps to begin the journey to a solution for a better tomorrow!

Source: Calm down. Obama is right to use executive powers for gun violence epidemic | Opinion | NJ.com

When a Teacher’s Email About My Son’s Food Allergies Made Me Cry | The Mighty


Parents, if you are thankful for any of your children’s teachers, please take the time to send them a note of appreciation! The morale boost is immeasurable, especially during the school year. We must counter the negativity with the great positive events that are happening inside every classroom around the globe! Here is a simple act from both teacher and parent that will mean the world to this child, and teach every other child in the classroom to have be understanding of others!!

Source: When a Teacher’s Email About My Son’s Food Allergies Made Me Cry | The Mighty

35 Hilarious Observations Made by People Married to Art Teachers | The Art of Ed


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The Art teacher is always a staple of excitement and creativity in schools. I have had the privilege of teaming up with several great ones. It is one of the unwritten rules of Elementary School teaching- get to know and appreciate the Art teacher! Your students and classroom will be a center of engaging activities if you collaborate with them!! See the article below for some hilarious observations!

Source: 35 Hilarious Observations Made by People Married to Art Teachers | The Art of Ed