The Educator's Room

From December 2017 to November 2019, I was part of The Educator’s Room team of writers.  I also was an editor for the publication from March 2019 to November 2019. Below, you can read the articles I wrote.

9/24/2019 Five Ways to Brighten the School Day PDF URL
9/4/2019 Don’t Blindly Follow Edu-Celebrities PDF URL
8/3/2019 Veteran Teachers Need Choice & Customized Professional Development PDF URL
6/27/2019 Five Gems of Knowledge I Learned at the Annual Teacher Self-Care Conference PDF URL
5/29/2019 Copyright Violations in the Classroom: When Beg, Borrow, and Steal Turns into a Crime PDF URL
3/7/2019 Silent Compliance, Not Honesty is Wanted in Education PDF URL
2/10/2019 Why School Father & Daughter Dances are Antiquated PDF URL
1/14/2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Should Not be an Inclement Weather Day PDF URL
12/21/2018 Teacher Attendance Does Matter, but I Still Unapologetically Take Off Days at My School PDF URL
12/19/2018 It’s the Most Stressful Time of the Year – A Teacher’s Edition PDF URL
12/13/2018 The 10 Car Rider Commandments PDF URL
11/18/2018 Are You a Ticking Time Bomb in The Classroom? PDF URL
10/10/2018 A Conversation with Dr. Jeff Butts, 2019 Indiana Superintendent of the Year PDF URL
9/23/2018 3 Reasons to Burn Reading Logs PDF URL
9/16/2018 Social Media: Should You Friend and Follow Your Colleagues? PDF URL
8/10/2018 What Teachers Get Versus What They Need PDF URL
7/21/2018 Why I Took My Work Email App Off of My Cell Phone PDF URL
7/17/2018 If You Want to Survive, Find Your Teacher Tribe PDF URL
7/16/2018 This teacher says, “Your momma needs to talk to me not through you.” PDF URL
6/30/2018 Teachers, Don’t Spend All Summer in PD; Practice Some Self-Care PDF URL
5/27/2018 The Hidden Struggles of being a Teacher of Color PDF URL
5/5/2018 Your Gradebook Should Not be a Punishment Tool PDF URL
4/19/2018 Are Elementary Teachers Jacks of All Trade or Masters of None? PDF URL
3/6/2018 Coaching Displaced Teachers PDF URL
3/3/2018 Are the Kids Alright?  Student Reflections on School Shootings PDF URL
2/4/2018 Reflection:  World Hijab Day and Teaching PDF URL
2/4/2018 Where’s Waldo?  The Case of the Missing Principal PDF URL
1/14/2018 Extinguish the Flame and Stop Burning the Midnight Oil PDF URL
1/7/2018 Is 2018 the Year for You to Teach at a New School? PDF URL
1/3/2018 Despite the Teacher Shortage, Some Teachers Need to be Coached out of the Profession PDF URL
12/17/2017 #Me Too – When Students Sexually Harass Teachers PDF URL
12/3/2017 Dear Administrators:  Don’t Move Ineffective Teachers to a Lower Grade; Help Them Improve PDF URL