Not all love triangles are created equal.

You either love them or hate them. Love triangles are a polarizing trope. To some, love triangles can add drama to a story. However, others find them annoying and prevent the couple they are rooting for to get together. Furthermore, it can lead the audience to develop hatred for the…

Social media is making it harder than ever for teachers to do their jobs!

Who decided December 17th was National School Shooting Day? This is not the first time a TikTok challenge has left schools in chaos. Throughout the course of the 2021–22 school year, students have taken to TikTok to encourage their peers to destroy school property, slap a teacher, and now, shoot…

Please do not post this kind of content on my stories. This kind of stuff is unacceptable. I am a teacher and this reflects on me. Please know that you have been blocked and I have reported you.

Group work is great, but that doesn’t mean we should forget about students working independently.

Children are social creatures. That is why, before the pandemic, teachers did so much small group work. In fact, research proves that group work is the most effective model in getting students to learn. Vygotsky’s research shows that students learn better from their peers than anyone, even their teachers. …

If remote learning has exposed anything, it’s that our students are not self-sufficient.

I was having a conversation with the staff at the school where I work, and we were talking about how this pandemic exposed how much independence our students lacked. One of my colleagues said that our students are too dependent on us when it comes to problem-solving academically and developmentally…

Stephanie Nicole

Elementary school teacher who writes about education, children/young adult media, childhood, and disability. College graduate who rediscovered anime!

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