Starting a school year is an exciting time for teachers. We’ve recovered from the previous school year, took a much-needed break from the daily grind of the classroom, PDs, staff meetings and a deluge of parent emails who, while well-meaning, can be a tad bit overbearing.

As my father once…

One of my favorite activities as a middle school teacher during days when instruction isn’t really an option is to give my class riddles. It’s a fun way to make sure the gears are turning in their heads without overtaxing them on days when they have to take standardized tests…

JJ Lamb

Midwest teacher by day, exhausted and asleep by night. Teaching, Reading, Writing, Basketball.

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