Tag: Parents

Four Parenting Lessons I Learned from Being a Teacher (ScaryMommy.com)

Teacher Appreciation Week is the first full week in May. This means just as moms get ready to rock those fashion-forward Mother’s Day t-shirts, teachers get a shot at that tote bag we’ve been dreamily eyeing – or at least a flurry of emails assuring us that “2 teach is 2 touch lives 4ever.” (Occasionally,… Read more »

Speech Writeup: The GreatSchools Blog – The Myth of the Super Teacher

Jessica Kelmon, associate editor of the GreatSchools blog, did a great job summarizing my TED-Style talk, “The Myth of the Super Teacher,” for parents: “Are you waiting for a super teacher to magically help your child? It’s no wonder. From To Sir, with Love to Dangerous Minds, we’ve been fed a steady diet of brilliant, miracle-working education whisperers… Read more »