Teaching Students Not To Quit

Just Don’t Quit Recognizing that you can not fail unless you stop trying. In our classroom, one of the most dreaded phrases I can hear is, “I can’t do this!”  Or, “I give up!” In an effort to remove any mention of quitting or failure I gathered this collection for a lesson designed to inspire […]

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Winter Storm Jonas Hits East Tennessee

Winter Storm Jonas Hits East Tennessee Pictures from Elizabethton/Stoney Creek Tennessee Winter Storm Jonas, the historical storm which has thrown ten states into states of emergency has arrived in Elizabethton, Tennessee. This tumultuous storm has caused travel bans and canceled over 9,000 flights from New England all the way down here to us where we wait […]

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Quote For The Week – Minor Myers Jr.

Minor Myers inspired students, colleagues and readers throughout his life and ever after. Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good. This week we are focusing on what is really important. I love this quote from Minor Myers, who was an incredible teacher and author with […]

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