The Art of Inclusion in the Classroom

Inclusion classrooms are centered around making sure all students are given the richest educational experience possible, but teachers must be mindful to overcome the unique challenges they can present.

Meet Amanda

Amanda Unrau Hello! My name is Amanda. I am a speech pathologist by day, and a freelance writer during the in between times. As a self-proclaimed nerd, I truly enjoy…

Meet Cedric

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off…

Meet Julia

Hi, I’m Julia Bashore. I’m an elementary school teacher with ten years of experience in Richmond, Virginia. Though I considered pursuing a PhD in child psychology after getting my Master’s…

Holidays Explained: The 4th of July

Join me today as we are start to take a look at the United States’ national holidays and why we celebrate them. I figured there is no better place to start than where our country did, on the 4th of July!

Literacy Rates Part 2

Sure people read texts, tweets, and the occasional news article, but when was the last time you saw someone with a physical book in their hands? Even an e-book device like a Kindle?

Is College Really for Everyone?

As we discuss students’ futures with them, let’s ask ourselves, is college the main or only option we should be presenting? As parents and educators, we all truly desire to help our students and children succeed. This “success” may not be in the traditional sense. We need to consider and evaluate what is actually best for each child, and that will likely look different for each individual. 

The State of the Unions

When considering teachers’ unions, most people automatically assume a positive connotation.  The very term union suggests togetherness, and what could be better than a group of teachers coming together for the common good of one another and their students?

Interview with a Homeschooling OG Part 2

Join me today as we continue our conversation with Debbi about what it was like to homeschool in the 1990s and how she views the issues within education today that are affecting her grandchildren, both homeschooled and mainstreamed.