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Inspired Teachers

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The Power of Faith in a Student

July 25th, 2011

Title – The power of faith in a studentBy – Matt Curless When I was in my fourth year of teaching, I was also (and still am) a high school track and field coach. One year, I had a junior, John, enroll …

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Changes…

July 25th, 2011

Title – Changes… By – Laurie Johns I have been teaching a self-contained, 3rd grade learning-delayed special education classroom for the past 3 years. Then I moved to another city and was hired for a self-contained SIP class. My problem was, what …

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Teaching Beyond 3 PM, An Inspiration

July 25th, 2011

Title – Teaching Beyond 3 PM, An Inspiration By – Michelle I attended a Catholic school in Michigan from pre-school through 12th grade, what an impact it had! In high school I made a special connection with a teacher, “Mr. Doe.” I …

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The Mayonnaise Jar and 2 Cups of Coffee

July 25th, 2011

Title – The Mayonnaise Jar and 2 Cups of Coffee By – Marcey Gaitan A professor stood before his child development class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and …

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See What You Can Do With That One

July 25th, 2011

Title – See What You Can Do With That One By – Lanette Smith It had been a long, hard week, full of decision making. There was a new job open in my district. The qualifications were clearly outlined. I had been …

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The Greedy Triangle

July 25th, 2011

Title – The Greedy Triangle By – Dinora Garcia Introductory Note from LessonPlansPage.com: Ms. Garcia refers to the book “The Greedy Triangle” by Marilyn Burns. We believe that she was inspired by Dr. Margarita Calderón, a popular speaker and creator of ExC-ELL …

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What a Beginning!

July 25th, 2011

Title – What a Beginning! By – Su-Lin I was three weeks into my student teaching semester and already discouraged. I didn’t think I was getting through to any of the students. They were so attached to the band director and I …

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This is the Child that Teachers Built…

July 25th, 2011

Title – This is the Child that Teachers Built… By – Rachid Khouya When people show their homes to others, they proudly show off the many different rooms, the nice furniture, the beautiful decorations and how well built the house is, but …

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Why I Teach

July 25th, 2011

Title – Why I teach By – NG I started to attend college in 1996 with the full intention of becoming a lawyer. My cousin, who had just passed her BAR exam, suggested that I major in English so I could get …

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Helping Mrs. Miller

July 25th, 2011

Title – Helping Mrs. Miller By – Sarah Yet another story! Sorry about them all, but they mean something to me. So, my next story is about my friend, Orinda. Orinda is in a special education class with a wonderful teacher, Mrs. …

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Mrs. Newcome, I can read, I can read!

July 25th, 2011

Title – Mrs. Newcome, I can read, I can read! By – Linda Newcome As a teacher of fourth grade, I always anticipate the group of students that I will be getting and get excited with what I expect to accomplish with …

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A “D Minus”

July 25th, 2011

Title – A “D Minus” By – Roger Dean Kiser I remember my Landon Junior High School seventh grade, math teacher’s name very well. It was Mr. Young. He stood out because the kids made fun of him. He was missing one …

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Fame can be Fickle

July 25th, 2011

By Marilyn Barnard “Brandon” was a little kid that we had way back in 3rd grade. I say WE because he literally belonged to the whole school. He spent most of his time in the SpEd classes and was mainstreamed for only …

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Welcome back…

July 25th, 2011

Title – Welcome back… By – Herningtyas N. Am I a nice teacher? Honestly, it is a difficult question to answer. Usually, in the very first meeting, I tell my students that I can be a very nice teacher or a “killer” …

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Foreign intrigue

July 25th, 2011

Title – Foreign intrigue By – In the middle of a grading period of the Mythology elective I teach, I was given a darling Asian child. She was timid, said next to nothing and when she did, one could barely hear her. …

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Teach One – Reach One

July 25th, 2011

Title – Teach One – Reach One By – Deby Stewart I became a teacher later in life at 41. My first teaching job was at a technical school teaching Business Applications to adult students who were hoping to make career changes. …

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Christmas Pecans

July 25th, 2011

Title – Christmas Pecans By – Joyce Harmon As a first grade teacher for many years, I have always included Christmas traditions families share. I tell the story of how my children and I made dozens of cookies and candies to share …

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No small certificate is too small.

July 25th, 2011

Title – No small certificate is too small. By – Maria Aceves You don’t have to spend a lot of money on incentives; self-made certificates can be more effective than anything else. Twenty years ago, I when I was an aide at …

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A Special Tribute

July 25th, 2011

Title – A Special Tribute By – Sue Gump When I began my fourth grade teaching career, I was unmarried. In my school was a third grade teacher who was also single. A little girl who had this man as a teacher …

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Changing your students’ view of testing!

July 25th, 2011

Title – Changing your students’ view of testing! By – Shannon Vanderford This is my first year back in the classroom, after spending 29 years in the medical field. Things have been going really well, except for my students’ obvious lack of …

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