Keep Calm and Shoot Straight

A Blog for Teachers
by Mary Jean Powers

Be Careful With Students

Keep Calm and Shoot Straight A Blog for Teachers by Mary Jean Powers "Be kind. For everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about."Today I looked up synonyms for the word careful. Are you ready for this? Alert, aware, attentive, watchful, cautious,...

To Learn Is to Teach Is to Learn

Keep Calm and Shoot Straight A Blog for Teachers by Mary Jean Powers “In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.” It doesn’t take much teaching experience to realize that, on any given day, you will learn more than your students! Teaching is one of...

Priceless Mentors

I noticed two Catholic priests together at the Denver airport, and then again in Houston. Since we were waiting for the same plane to Chihuahua City, I approached them, asking if we could speak;

Keep Calm and Shoot Straight

Yarah is a Hebrew word for “to teach.” It literally means to shoot … as an arrow. Here’s the process: a teacher carefully sets up the target – the lesson – for the class or student, then “nocks” the arrow, i.e. fits the bow string into the notch at the end of the arrow.