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!
So, with a few side projects on my plate, I didn't have time to create a "new calendar," but a few have asked if they could still get a copy of the 180 Dayz School Year Calendar I made last year, so I am re-releasing that calendar with this years dates through a site called … Continue reading Need a Calendar?
Happy teacher appreciation week! I decided to do something special for this very special week for educators all over the world. I launched a t-shirt and coffee mug design campaign on a site called teespring. It's an original design that turns an old negative idiom about educators on its head, and its really cool and … Continue reading Teacher Appreciation T-Shirts and Mugs!
Gun violence is a problem plaguing or society and even our schools now, causing so much hurt and pain. Real solutions to this issue need to be proposed. Some of the ones we hear coming from our political leaders are comical enough that they need to be featured in a comic strip...
The Super Bowl is here and everyone is talking about their favorite team and star player. As teachers, we know we are the true superstars, doing all we can each day to help the world's young people succeed.. Imagine a society that actually gave us the recognition and rewards we deserved, rather than those that … Continue reading Superbowl or Super Teachers
Teaching can be a tough profession. Besides dealing with kids that are riding an emotional rollercoaster all day, our profession also tends to become the scapegoat for all of society's ills. It's a wonder how educators are able to put up with it all. This comic may shed some light on the subject.