Susan Gallander

Famous Flops!

Perseverance pays off. Just use these famous examples of flops to inspire perseverance. Mistakes are simply opportunities for learning. Bill Gates dropped out of college. His first software company (Traf-O-Data) failed. He went on to create Microsoft and become a billionaire. Theodor Geisel was an author. His first book was rejected 28 times, but he.

B+ (or Be Positive)

On cold January days, it can be tough to stay positive. If we can push through the gray days and attitudes to find positive energy, we will be rewarded in a variety of ways. Remember these wonderful reasons to stay positive in your classroom and life! Positive people have more energy Scientists have proven that.

Welcome Back from Winter Break

Returning from winter break can be difficult. Students (and teachers) are accustomed to sleeping in, following their own schedules, and relaxing. It can be tough to return to the routine. Make the adjustment easier by using one of the following strategies. 1.) Make New Year’s Resolutions for School Returning from winter break is a great.

Supporting Civil Discourse in Classrooms

Most Americans believe that civility has severely declined over the past two decades. We hear stories daily about ridicule, bullying, and simple rudeness – and these stories are happening in homes, classrooms, on the Internet, and in businesses. There are several reasons for this decline. Some scholars suggest that as society has become more informal.

Super Social Studies

  “This is boring.” “Why do we have to learn this?” “My students don’t like Social Studies.” Why do students dread Social Studies and why do teachers find teaching Social Studies frustrating? There are many possible answers to this dilemma, but I suspect that a major cause is the marginalization of Social Studies due to.