Do You Need More Money?

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If you are a teacher then chances are the answer is YES. Recently, I listed to a podcast about a husband and wife, who were both teachers, that changed their poor situation and are now making their old salary a month! Jocelyn Sams, a former elementary librarian, and Shane Sams,a former PE teacher, began making money sharing their teaching resources through their own websites: elementarylibrarian.com and coachxo.com. You can checkout the podcast here Here is a cool infographic brought … [Read more...]

How to Find YOUR Loophole in Life

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Sidhartha Gautama, the Buddha, said that life is dukkha, a term which loosely translates to suffering. I am not sure English has a word that really captures the concept of dukkha, but scholars have used synonyms like stress and suffering to illustrate what it is that dukkha actually means. The Buddha said: Birth is dukkha, aging is dukkha, death is dukkha; sorrow, lamentation, pain, grief, & despair are dukkha; association with the unbeloved is dukkha; separation from the loved is dukkha; … [Read more...]

Free Money For Teachers

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FREE MONEY!!! Getting money for your classroom is a scary thought.  Who wants to write a grant?  Who wants to beg? Well one site, DonorsChoose.org, has made it super easy!  So finally you can ask for that software you need or that classroom set of The Kite Runner that you have been wanting. DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that allows public school teachers to post requests for their classrooms. Several teachers have had great success at my high school with this site and I plan to … [Read more...]