Hi! My name is Michele. Welcome to my blog!

Here you’ll find stories and advice from a teacher who has been around the block a few times.
I hope I’ll be able to provide you with tools to make your teaching journey smoother or, in the very least, to help you see that you’re not alone.

So here’s to learning, growing, teaching, and finding balance between the three!

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Teacher Classroom Management Tips

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If you’re like me, being more organized is one of the things you’re wanting to focus on this year (or...every year). Organization skills are critical for any efficient teacher. In my seven years of teaching, I have discovered and refined many different organization methods and systems. Being organized helps me to work smarter, not harder.

Teacher organization series - How to organize tests

Improve your homework system

Classroom Management

Teacher Classroom Management Tips

Ever look out at your students and see glazed eyes and slouching bodies? I’m so excited to share with you a system I started with my class that has completely boosted student engagement! Why is student engagement important? Student engagement helps students remember and understand more of what they’re learning. #teachertips #classroommanagement #studentengagement #ElemSchool #HighSchool #K12 #MiddleSchool

How to help your difficult students

Teacher Tips

Teacher Supply List

Fun and Engaging Valentine's Day Activities Your Class Will Love!

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Teaching Kids How to Read

Tips to help you become the Greatest of All Teachers (aka GOAT) Lessons from 6 time Superbowl Champion Tom Brady

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Why Teaching? 5 reasons why I love being a teacher

Is teaching the right job for you? Let me share with you 5 things I hate about being a teacher. #teachingwithmamaowl #teaching #teacher #teachersecrets #elementary #middleschool #highschool

10 simple tips for teachers to end the year

How can you help your kids avoid the summer slide while still having fun in the sun? Here are 20 reading activities you can do on the go!

Words to Live By

  • Jeremiah 29.13
  • Give careful thought to the paths for your feet and be steadfast in all your ways. Proverbs 4:26
  • Blessed are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven, and whose sins are covered. Romans 4:7
  • Psalm 63:1

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