September Sing-Along

Who would like a song or two or three to sing with students this September? I’m hoping you! Welcome September, jazz up calendar time, and prolong hand washing with this trio of top-notch tunes. Happy September to all! Diane Hooray for September! (sing along to the tune of “Jingle Bells”) September, September, September’s here, hooray!…

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Traditional or Flexible?

Which type of student seating is better—traditional or flexible? The way I see it, there’s nothing wrong with traditional seating. For years students have learned well when sitting in desks and chairs. On the flip side, there are certainly plenty of children who could learn better if they were in more comfortable seating. You want…

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Recess—Yay or Nay?

Here’s hoping your students will have recess this year. Maybe even recesses! I think brain breaks are a super idea, however should brain breaks replace outdoor recess? My vote is no, they should not. Brain breaks are fun and active, however most are structured. Recess allows for unstructured play time which encourages creativity and fosters…

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