Category: Dr. Coyote

Classroom Management tip: what if it’s not perfect?

If you haven’t noticed, I love flowers. I could keep writing about flowers that I’ve found around my coastal home or in my garden (Thanks to my gardening friend for encouraging me to grow them this year!). My computer is full of photographs of… Continue Reading “Classroom Management tip: what if it’s not perfect?”

Classroom Management in the virtual World

I could write a long list of classroom management tips that I have used successfully but not in the virtual world. This week I spent time lounging on the beach near my home. We found this little beach hidden less than a mile away.… Continue Reading “Classroom Management in the virtual World”

My Favorite Classroom Management tip

I am about to share with you my favorite classroom management tip. I still struggle with this. It’s a good struggle because I think I get better at it every single day. This tip works for any teacher in any classroom. It works for… Continue Reading “My Favorite Classroom Management tip”

Queenie the Quail: How she met Dr. Coyote!

Dr. Coyote is a good friend of mine. He lives on the edge of the open space near my home. Many people see him and run away because he is, after all, a coyote. He could eat your dog or cat in the middle… Continue Reading “Queenie the Quail: How she met Dr. Coyote!”

Osteospermum in the classroom!?! (A.K.A. African Daisies)

A few months ago, I was introduced to these intricate flowers. My class was on a hike around our school’s acreage, studying eucalyptus trees, when one of my students disappeared for a second behind some trees. She emerged with a striking purple daisy-like flower.… Continue Reading “Osteospermum in the classroom!?! (A.K.A. African Daisies)”

Introducing Dr. Coyote

My niece, Gracie Lu, has a wild imagination, and she is obsessed with birds. Most kids read children’s books while she devours piles of bird books. She quickly memorizes every fact about these winged creatures. She is a walking bird dictionary. Not only can… Continue Reading “Introducing Dr. Coyote”

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