Category Archives: Back to School Tips

Back to School Tips: What’s for Lunch?

Parents, grandparents and caregivers, I dare you to volunteer at your children’s schools for lunch and eat with the kids. Stand in line, grab your food, pay the cashier and find a seat. What’s it like? Maybe it’s exactly the … Continue reading

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Back to School Tips: School Bus

At the beginning of the school year, I spend a lot of time in the front office looking for student files and tracking kids down who are supposed to be in my program. When you spend a lot of time in … Continue reading

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Back to School Tips: Time for Bed

I think I was in 3rd grade when my Aunt and Uncle sent me a pink cube alarm clock radio. It was so cool. It gave me control. I was pretty good at using it to make sure I woke … Continue reading

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Back to School Tips: Label Belongings

At the end of every school year, at almost every school I’ve taught at, we accumulate a mountain of lost clothes that rivals the height of Mt. Everest. Kids lose jackets, hoodies, lunch bags, mittens, hats, scarves, and more. Since … Continue reading

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