Bow Tie Guy & Wife Blog

  • Resolutions & Reflections: A Cautionary Tale

    Do whatever you have to do to make 2020 a year of growth, one step at a time. If you are in need of encouragement, ideas, a compliment, some professional advice, please reach out to someone-even us! If there's no teacher in your building that you feel like you can confide in/trust/get advice from, email me! Seriously, I know what it is like to feel alone on the island and it is no fun. I am happy to be in this little internet space and I'm wide open for lifting up other teachers and helping you be the best educator that you can be. -James
  • What's My Favorite Children's Book?

    “Being true to one’s self,” in my opinion, encompasses one of life’s greatest principles.  Being unapologetically proud of who you are, in my pers...
  • Five Tips for a Successful Back to School (For Teachers)

    Sports fans know the feeling.  A new “season” is rich with the unknown, opportunities, and change that stimulates us! Back to School is sort of th...
  • Where I Come From: An Educational Bio

    Education requires the most fervent of servants to accomplish goliath expectations.  Teaching is not a job or a career to me. It is a lifestyle and it is what motivates me. Passion for what is done as educators is something that is ignited from a fuel that is manufactured in the labor of love that IS education. It is a passion that must be nurtured so that it does not waver because the classroom is a battlefield.
  • Customer Feedback Survey & A Chance to WIN!

    If you've purchased resources from us, you've got a chance at free $TPT Money$ by taking our survey! We are the kind of teachers who love constructive feedback on how to improve, so we're taking to the polls! Also, check your TPT INBOX for more product updates & new resources just released!