Author: thewearyeducator.com

I am an educator with almost 15 years of experience teaching in Japan, Hawaii, and in Los Angeles. My goal is to change education and the way we view literacy instruction in America.
Boost Kids' Reading Skills with Engaging Hands-on Activities

10 Fun Ways to Boost Kids’ Reading Skills with Engaging Hands-on Activities

Boost Kids’ Reading skills at home or in the classroom with these fun and engaging hands-on activities for kids. Why Boost Kids’ Reading Skills? Children need reading more than ever. In today’s fast-paced digital era, where children are often engrossed in screens and electronic devices, it’s crucial to find ways to engage them in hands-on
The Benefits of Constructivist Teaching

7 Essential Benefits of Constructivist Teaching

In this blog post we will consider the benefits of constructivist teaching and why you should be using it as a model for your classroom. The Benefits of Constructivist Teaching: Introduction Over the years, this approach has gained in popularity but what are the benefits to constructivist teaching and what are the key aspects of

Best Books for 7-Year-Olds in 2024 – Top Reading Recommendations

What are the best books for 7-year-olds in 2024? New books? Classic Books? I’ve curated the perfect list for you. The Best Books for 7-year-olds: Engaging Young Readers Engaging 7-year-olds in reading is essential for their overall development and literacy skills. Introducing them to captivating books tailored to their age not only fosters a love
two little girls on the playground

Understanding Staff-to-Child Ratios in Preschools and Daycares: Why It’s Crucial for Parents (2023)

This is a simple reference guide of staff-to-child ratios by state. Knowing Your Staff-to-Child Ratios As parents, one of the most significant decisions you’ll make is choosing the right preschool or daycare for your child. This choice not only impacts your child’s daily life but also plays a pivotal role in their early development. Among
A teacher showing a boy how to do an assignment.

5 Ways Loop Learning Enhances Teaching: Tips for Educators

Loop Learning is a FREE LMS designed to help educators incorporate assignments tailored to the needs of their students. Enhance Your Teaching with Loop Learning Are you looking to revolutionize your teaching methodologies and enhance the learning experience for your students? Look no further than Loop Learning, an innovative LMS service designed specifically for educators. I’ve been looking
Full Integration of Special Education

Reducing Barriers: Full Integration of Special Education

What is the least restrictive environment for students with special needs? How do we provide full integration for students? Can provide an equitable education for all students? Let’s discuss. Introduction: Why This is Personal I am an English teacher by trade. I love reading and I love the smell of books (especially old books). But
Cultivate an affection for books with your child.

5 Ways Fathers Can Cultivate a Lasting Affection for Books

In this blog post, we will discuss five ways father’s can help cultivate a lasting affection for books in their children. An Affection for Books In an age characterized by relentless digital distractions, encouraging an authentic affection for books in children has never been more imperative. This article, presented by The Weary Educator, delves into
Literacy and High School Dropout Rates

Literacy and High School Dropout Rates: 9 Ways to Keep Kids in School

Did you know there is a link between literacy and high school dropout rates? Let’s explore this link and ways you can prevent dropping out with reading. Introduction: Literacy and High School Dropout Rates I think about reading a lot, and in a world where technology dominates our lives, the importance of promoting reading cannot