Why teens are so weird!

If you teach the middle and high school age group, you have probably noticed that as children grow into their tween and teen years, their actions become increasingly irrational. Now we know science has pinned this down to the fact that humans do not have a fully developed frontal cortex (the area of the brain … Continue reading Why teens are so weird!

Backpack Disaster

As teachers, we are more than just educators- we are role models for our students. However, as this comic illustrates, we often need to check our own nasty habits before we start picking on those of our pupils!

Excused Absence

With the interesting weather we've been having, from rain storms, to blizzards, and frigid cold, it seems like students are finding all kinds of reasons to not venture out to school. Maybe we should tell them about the time we had to walk to school uphill, both ways!