Book Review: The Classroom of Choice

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Community building, empowering students, having fun and learning how to cooperate are not pivotal new ideas in the realm of classroom management and education.  However, there was something about Jonathan

Summer Reflections and New Year Resolutions

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The new school year has only just started, and summer is still faintly in the air (although fading quickly with the celebration of Labor Day).  To ensure that we keep

4 Tips to Ease into the New School Year

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Here it comes; I’m just going to rip the band-aid off…summer vacation is coming to an end sooner than later.  Our more flexible schedules will soon be replaced with bells

Simple Classroom Community Building Activities

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As the new school year is about to start and we are getting our class rosters, we are inevitably going to begin thinking about the first day of school.  How

Five Mistakes to Avoid When Going Back to School

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As many of us prepare to go back to school, August tends to consist of either squeezing in all of those last summer experiences we haven’t made time for yet

The Time for Self Care is Now!

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Not many teachers put themselves first when it comes to self care and this fact may be one of the major reasons for teacher burnout running rampant throughout the country.

Finding Mindful Moments

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How many of your days and weeks seem to run together?  You start fresh on a Monday morning and then by Friday you have no idea what happened to your

Add Some Gratitude to Your Lesson Plans

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It’s easy to find the bad and to the feel the stress of being an educator in today’s world.  Our students are held to impossibly high standards that we are

4 Steps to Find Your Lost Time

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As teachers, there is a lot of competition for our time.  At a very basic level, we have lessons to plan, content to teach, students to connect with, papers to

Not Enough Time? Here’s One More Thing To Do….

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We are stressed.  We are overworked.  We can’t possibly squeeze any more into our day.  We are at maximum capacity.  I know all of this, but I care about you

Thrive, Not Just Survive as an Introverted Educator

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We all know about learning styles and differentiating instruction for our students, but what about differentiating and highlighting the many different ways we as teachers thrive in the classroom?  This

The Truth About Teacher Burnout

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Let me put it pretty simply…the truth about teacher burnout is that it’s real and unless teachers begin actively seeking a different solution for themselves, it could get progressively worse.