Risk taking can be dangerous work, but if we don't do it, then we die in our stagnation and our students' successes die with us. How can we boldly leap in front of the flames and make the needed changes to ensure continuous growth? Check this out.
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In every classroom there is diversity. It's tangible in what we see and must impact the way we teach. Engaging each child in a meaningful way requires relationships, flexibility and a willingness to empower those who aren't often used to being in charge of their own learning.
October 20, 2015
If we want to raise motivated and confident learners, we must take the time to teach students how to self-advocate. Here are some tips.
October 06, 2015
Kids often have a hard time sitting in their seats, so embrace their energy and plan a gallery walk. This is a great way to set up stations in a classroom or celebrate student learning while also facilitating new learning.
September 17, 2015
When making successful school-wide change happen, it is important to consider how the changes are implemented. Blanket expectations with minimal preparation make work for some, but it likely will create an adverse effect in many. Read on to consider a possible solution to get more people on board with that important change.
September 13, 2015
What if students never had to miss class again regardless of their location? Can you imagine the possibilities? I can. Check it out
September 06, 2015
Excellent learning can only happen when kids are unafraid to take risks. So inspire them by being bold and taking the plunge -
September 01, 2015
Isn't it time we started teaching students to follow a syllabus to ensure better classroom success? Check this out to help you plan.
August 23, 2015
Have you ever captured the writing unicorn? Most writers seldom write perfectly during the first draft. Writing is a process that requires tenacity, but there are tips to make it easier. Check this out
August 20, 2015
Teachers can learn a lot from watching kids play ball. We can't control kids, we can only nurture their talents. This is the same in the classroom. Read on to hear how being a baseball mom has helped my teaching.