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Mrs. Sipe’s musings on teaching… What we learn along the way

As my previous entries have indicated, it takes practice, practice, and more practice to be a highly effective teacher. Looking back to when I first started teaching, I was not that good. I made many mistakes along the way. All I knew was that I did not have effective PE teachers during my K-12 education.

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Mrs. Sipe’s musings on teaching… Who was your favorite teacher?

Did you have a favorite teacher at any point in your K-12 career? What made that person stand out among the rest? Was he/she kind, caring, or masterful at creating meaningful lessons? I had two such teachers — oddly both taught math, which was my nemesis. I had a father who was an engineer and

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Mrs. Sipe’s musings on teaching… It takes practice

What is the most important thing to you? Your phone, your computer, pictures? At one point in most people’s lives, they will say their children and they would do anything for them. And that means finding the best school and hopefully the best teachers along the way. Education is changing every single day — in

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