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A Teaching Clog

By Chuck Poole

The drain to my shower was clogged the other day, but baking soda saved the day!  It was one of those clogs where the water pools up and sits for a while before slowly disappearing and leaving a gross residue that has to be wiped immediately. I didn’t have time to wait until it took…

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The Teacher Wall

By Chuck Poole

We have all hit it, stared at it, or felt like it was impenetrable. It shows up during moments when, no matter what we do, things seem to be at a stand still. It attempts to block our passion by making us believe that even though we do our best to care for our students,…

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What Fuels YOU as a Teacher?

By Chuck Poole

My favorite fruit is pineapple, and one of my favorite snacks is Doritos. I was at Costco the other day and I found super sized versions of both. Currently, I’m doing my best to stay in shape and remain as healthy as possible, so I’m happy to say that I put the Doritos back on…

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What’s Your Teacher Prescription?

By Chuck Poole

A few weeks ago I went to the eye doctor. I didn’t go because I felt that my vision was slipping drastically or that I needed a prescription to see clearly. I went because lately when I am driving, during storms, high traffic times, or late at night, my eyesight becomes blurry. Although I survive…

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5 Simple Life Lessons Every Student Should Learn

By Chuck Poole

Every year, I teach incredible students.  Some inspire me to be better, while others teach me lessons I never realized I needed to learn.  Some students challenge me, while others truly test my patience.  However, with each student that enters my classroom, I have found that they all have at least one thing in common……

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I am a Teacher and I am Proud

By Chuck Poole

When it comes to making a difference in this world, teachers are on the top of the list.  If you’ve ever had the benefit of a making a student smile, seeing the ‘aha’ moment in a child’s eye or being the difference maker in the life of a student, then you know just how powerful teaching…

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Teaching on the Island of Misfit Toys

By Chuck Poole

Watching the 1964 TV special Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is a Christmas tradition for many people around the world. It is the story of a young red-nosed reindeer who is bullied for being different. He teams up with a toy-making elf who wants to be a dentist, and they set out on an adventure…

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Three Inspiring Costumes Great Teachers Wear

By Chuck Poole

When kids (and adults alike) dress up on Halloween, they are taking advantage of an opportunity to become someone else and hide their identity for a night. As teachers, you have the opportunity to ‘dress up’ as many things throughout the year.  The difference between you, and those on Halloween, is that your ‘disguises’ display…

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The POWER of a Teacher's Presence

By Chuck Poole

The power of your presence in the lives of others can leave a remarkable impact.  Depending on how you wield that power will determine the influence you have each day. It is crucial to understand that in a fast paced world, filled with people who equate value with action, the power of your presence can…

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What's In Your Teacher Carry-on?

By Chuck Poole

When we travel on a plane we are allowed to bring a carry-on.  Within it we often place the essentials, the things we need most, just in case our luggage gets lost along the way. As teachers, we must be prepared with a ‘teacher carry-on’ of our own that is filled with the essentials we…

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