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Spirit Week: The Best Thing

Background: Parking Lot, Spring Mills High School It was Monday. I was grouchy.  I got out of my car, juggling my coffee, school bag, and lunch box. “Good morning, Mrs. Salfia!” called a young lady dressed like the Statue of Liberty.  Another student walked by me wearing a giant Uncle Read more…

By karlahilliard, ago
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Field of Dreams

                      image via harvesttotable.com By Teresa Shockey Campbell Every summer I have the opportunity to refresh and renew as a school teacher. I am an avid vegetable gardener, and I would like to share with you how my garden is Read more…

By karlahilliard, ago
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The Best Thing Series

We know you’re busy. And we know how hard you work, how much you care about student growth, how you invest your time, your money, and so much of yourselves for your students. WVCTE invites you to celebrate your BEST with us! Share your best lesson, best activity, best conversation, best collaboration, best classroom Read more…

By karlahilliard, ago
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Reflections on the First Day of School

image via chicagounheard.org by Karla Hilliard I confess. When I first heard about this year’s altered start time, moving teacher arrival time from 7:15 to 7:10, I was less than pleased. “But wait!” I said, “Sleep is good for the brain, and…who can even function at that hour?!” “UG!” I Read more…

By karlahilliard, ago