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How bad can it be to admit you need help in some area of your job? Will you look like a fool? How will others react? Find out in 2 minutes. Learn. Live. Lead.
Pack and Unpack with Ease and Grace This week we focus on helping you get your classroom packed up efficiently. Take 5 minutes to watch the video and save yourself time and energy during your packing for summer. Be sure to leave me a comment on which tip is your favorite! Many blessings for the
You have entered the home stretch of the year! Enjoy your Monday holiday. After it is over your school year will virtually disappear right before your eyes, but first take a moment to reflect and give thanks. In America we are celebrating Memorial Day on Monday. Please everyone take a moment to remember and give
Making Name Turkeys Gets Lots of Wow’s From Children This week’s tip comes from Susan Heerd from West Virginia. When you read her description of what happened, oh my, you’re in for a treat. Love what she says about her students reactions. Thank you, Susan, for sharing this activity with us. I have a feeling
While you can find many commercially made number posters, I chose to share these with you because they are manmade, yet serving the purpose. I also wanted to remind folks of the emphasis being placed on number sense by the Common Core State Standards.
Measuring with Bats in Kindergarten Hello Reader, Today I’m thrilled to share with you that a Holiday Special is on the way! I’ll be selling autographed copies of my book, How to Be a Great Teacher: Create the Flow of Joy and Success in Your Classroom from now until December 10th . The books will
From a West Virginia School This week’s cool idea is from Blue Ridge Elementary in West Virginia. It appears this one is commercially made, but I think you could very easily duplicate with materials you already have in your classroom. This would be great as a whole group activity or in a language arts station.
3 Easy Steps to Change this Month from Frustration to Joy 2. Set, know, and honor your boundaries. Example – Teachers feel the pressure of being in a heart-centered business. “If I was a great teacher, I’d be available 24-7 for parents, school, anyone who needs me…” This is a lie. Your life is YOURS.
3 Easy Steps to Change this Month from Frustration to Joy 1. Set realistic expectations for yourself. Example– if you have parent conferences this month don’t set yourself up for stress and frustration. I was one of those teachers that felt pressured to “get conferences done.” To this end I followed the lead of other