Stop Making Excuses, and Start Making Changes.

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  Ok… so let me just start by saying, I am an educator and I have a never-ending amount of respect for the teaching profession and the amount of blood, sweat, and tears that goes into every day you step foot in your classroom. Teachers are overworked, underpaid, and above all, under-appreciated. When our students fail, it’s our fault. When they succeed, it’s … Read More

Why Your Students Act Out: 4 Ways to Lessen Discipline Problems in Your Classroom

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Class Management, Innovation, The Method

Classroom Discipline Problems

  We’ve all been through professional development that made us want to pull out our hair or crawl out of our skin. As the speaker drones on, or reads a powerpoint, all you can think is: “When is lunch?”, “How much longer?”, “I already know how to do this!!!”, or maybe even, “I’m totally lost!…they aren’t making any sense!”. While I can … Read More

Where Did this Come From?

Chad OstrowskiInnovation, Start Here, The Method

The Worst Year of My Career Sometimes, something amazing comes from something you hoped you never experienced. As teachers, we all dream of having a life-long impact on our students’ lives and inspiring brilliant minds, like the fairytales we see in movies or in books. The truth is, teaching is a lot harder than most think. Even those of us … Read More