Hello All,I would like to extend a jubilant hello from East Tennessee. I love this site and have shared it with many of my friends.My name is Chuck and I am a middle school science/social studies…Continue
"At work, which I would consider teaching middle school, I have to cater to a younger demographic. I have to work a little outside what I would consider my normal comfort zone. It is much more high energy and engaging with 12-14 y/o kids in a…"
"Chuck, welcome. By way of starting conversation, do you mind if I ask you some questions? I'm really curious about the teacher/coach dichotomy. Young men's minds and bodies are on completely different wavelengths if I remember correctly.…"
"Hi Chuck! I support you in your quest to instill good manners in the young, because it is a valuable lesson that all the schooling, degrees, and college accolades can't buy. Good manners make all the difference in getting that…"
"Good on you!! Middle school is the age where values can be really driven home. It just seems like the age where the lessons and talks really come together. I'm getting into teaching and I'm really aiming to teach middle or high…"
Hello All,I would like to extend a jubilant hello from East Tennessee. I love this site and have shared it with many of my friends.My name is Chuck and I am a middle school science/social studies teacher, as well as a high school baseball coach.Teaching and coaching are my two passions as well as making an attempt to instil old school values in my students and players. You would be amazed at the number of young men that lack basic etiquette and manners. My kids aggravate me a lot for acting…See More
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