My Top 3 Idiot Teaching Moments in Undergrad

I was not immune to idiocy in my youth – actually, I’m still not immune. I’ve definitely had some dork-stamp moments in my life, and some of my “Top Idiot” teaching moments occurred in my undergrad years. For fun, I wanted to share my top three cringe-worthy moments as a student-teacher. The following are trueContinue reading “My Top 3 Idiot Teaching Moments in Undergrad”

Mr. Graham’s Take On Google Classroom

A few months ago, I doubt the general populace knew what a “Google Classroom” was. If you surveyed some civilians at Huntington Beach and asked what they thought a Google Classroom was a year ago, I bet you would have gotten some interesting answers.  But now, thanks to COVID-19, Google Classroom has become as commonContinue reading “Mr. Graham’s Take On Google Classroom”

1,300 Words On Growing Up With Teachers As Parents:

2. My Brothers and I Had TWO “#1 Fans” All the Graham boys were active with sports or music from the beginning. With crazy schedules and multiple sports teams to keep track of, my parents were still able to make it to a high percentage of our events. It was normal for both of myContinue reading “1,300 Words On Growing Up With Teachers As Parents:”

Organize Your Google Drive, Change Your Life.

A love story (with 5 Steps to Organizing your Google Drive), by Mr. Graham. To me, being digitally organized and savvy starts with Google Drive. If you can get a decent grip on how to be virtually arranged in a streamlined way, you’ll save hundreds of hours when planning, looking for documents, and even designingContinue reading “Organize Your Google Drive, Change Your Life.”

The End of the 2020 School Year: According to a 5th Grade Teacher

A small population of adults in the world are teachers. So I might seem relevant to only a few people out there, concerning the end of this wacky school year. Conversely, a much larger population of adults in the world are parents, aunts, uncles, or grandparents. Maybe they might be interested to hear what itContinue reading “The End of the 2020 School Year: According to a 5th Grade Teacher”

About “Mr. Graham”

For the record, Mr. Graham is my dad… Hi! I’m Mitchell Graham, a 5th Grade Teacher in Salem, Oregon. I’ve been teaching for 5 years, married for 5 years, and dad for 6 months!  In my professional life, I’ve taught at the same amazing school for my entire career. As the son of two teachers,Continue reading “About “Mr. Graham””

About “Mr. Graham’s Easy Classroom”

Skipping the traditional “first post disclaimers” about starting something new, not being sure about how to actually do it, and hoping you’ll stick around to listen/read along, this blog came about during a period when time became variable, friends moved to screens, and most Spring and Summer expectations were dashed: the COVID-19 outbreak. This blogContinue reading “About “Mr. Graham’s Easy Classroom””