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Educational blog of inspirational stories and events in the classroom. Examples include interesting stories within the classroom and special educational activities.

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A Teacher's Guide to Making Lemonade

As all of us teachers gear up to return to school, as summer's days quickly dwindle, I've found myself thinking of many things in a different manner.

How to Raise Awareness? Escape Prison!

For going on four years, my 8th grade students have been raising money and awareness for Rett's Syndrome, which is a debilitating form of autism, which only affects girls. 

Still Raising Awareness ! Let’s Do an Ironman!

For the fifth year of raising money and awareness for Rett’s Syndrome, my 8th grade students and I organized various outings, etc., which all led up to me competing in the Ironman Lake Placid.

Welcoming Visiting Author with a Camelot of Her Very Own!

Our student’s visting Author in April this year is Adrien Fogelin. To show their vested interest in her books, my students created castles, with fictional elements pertinent to the book they’ve chosen to read. 

Singing for a Great Cause!

When asked to throw my name into the ring for the chance to sing for the entire school in efforts to raise money and awareness for a great cause, I said “absolutely!” I never thought I’d win, but . . .