In this special holiday episode we evaluate Ms. Shields from A Christmas Story. Shields is definitely old school – this movie takes place in the 30’s – but we can still apply some of her strategies in our modern classrooms.
Ms. Shields definitely has command of her students, but there are a few things we didn’t like about her methods.
Jake has some strong opinions about Elf of a Shelf. Katherine shares some ideas about how to share your personality and laugh with your kids.
For more about how terrible Elf on the Shelf is, read here: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/plato-pop/201212/let-s-bench-the-elf-the-shelf