When Parent Communication Becomes Miscommunication

This is the second in a series from Lessons From the Classroom designed to help teachers improve parent communication.  It happens to all of us. Despite our best efforts at positive parent communication, the response we receive is anything but. We are left shaking our heads and exclaiming, “OMG, what just happened?!” Solving a Conflict


They’re here! The Olympics have begun, and the U.S. claimed its first gold when shooter Ginny Thrasher won the air rifle at the Rio Olympics. At age 19, Ginny not only won the first gold for the U.S., she won the first gold at the Rio Games! For those of you back to school or with kiddos

Back To School Prep!

Some schools have started a new year, while others are still enjoying summer break. Whichever situation best describes where you are, plans for the new school year are likely swirling in your head. I have spent much of the summer researching new ideas for my classroom and developing new lessons for my store on Teachers Pay Teachers.


Welcome to the Lessons From the Classroom blog where teaching tips and resources will have the floor. We look forward to sharing what really works in a classroom of many students in a 21st Century world full of promise and possibility.