Rick Perry is a retired English teacher and coach with an avid interest in books, movies, sports, politics, education, and current events. After 35 years experience in public education, Rick is eager to spend time writing and sharing his thoughts and opinions on a wide variety of subjects.
Non-fiction doesn't have to mean boring or tedious! True accounts of historical figures or just ordinary people can be fascinating and compelling. Here are 12 great non-fiction books everyone should read. | Read More →Words: 667 Downloads: 0 Category: Books & Reading By: Rick Perry
Statistically speaking nearly 50% of beginning teachers leave the profession within the first five years. Although their reasons may vary, there are many factors that make the first year difficult. Here are five strategies that new teachers can use to survive that crucial first year in the classroom. | Read More →Words: 689 Downloads: 0 Category: Education By: Rick Perry
In most public schools, teachers are eager to gain the support of the parents and guardians of their students. What can the parent or guardian do to help? Parents and guardians generally want to have a positive relationship with their child’s school and teacher, but sometimes are unsure how to interact with the teacher, especially when a problem has occurred. What is the best way to approach your child’s teacher? | Read More →Words: 654 Downloads: 0 Category: Education By: Rick Perry
Whether one is a beginner, intermediate, or advanced player, it is never a bad idea to get back to the basics. Difficulties with a particular stroke or strokes can often be caused by one of three basic problems each of which is easily corrected. So, before you completely overhaul your game, try checking your head, your hands, and your feet. | Read More →Words: 495 Downloads: 0 Category: Tennis By: Rick Perry
Despite the ongoing efforts to curtail bullying, the problem persists in some degree at most schools. Teachers, administrators, and other school personnel will shortly begin another school year and dealing with bullying should be a top priority. Here are six essential steps to include in any anti-bullying program. | Read More →Words: 612 Downloads: 0 Category: Education By: Rick Perry
Now that the furor has subsided and millions of copies have been sold, should you take the time to read the newly published novel by Harper Lee? Many question whether it truly is a newly discovered work or rather a first draft that was never intended for publication. Either way, many people are wondering whether or not the book is worth reading. Here are a few thoughts on the subject. | Read More →Words: 765 Downloads: 0 Category: Literature By: Rick Perry
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