This isn’t the 1900’s- I get that, but using the term slate is much easier to say than, “write-on wipe-off board.” So for today’s teaching tip, let’s understand what I’m talking about here is the personal write–on wipe-off board. Back in the day… when these things were made of chalk boards and we wrote with
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to Get Your Classroom Closed Up and You Out On Time Hello teacher friend, Are you ready for the year to end? Is your classroom cleaned up, packed, and ready to go? Sheesh, the end of the year is exhausting. But Honey, I am NOT into overwhelm, frustration, nor exhaustion! I created the International Academy
This week some of my long-held beliefs were tested. Initially, I was uncomfortable with the challenge. I felt my protective walls being raised and my focus narrowing. But then, I stopped for a moment and leaned on one of my all-time favorite phrases. It became my mantra for the week and what a powerful difference
Need a hand in reaching your early and/or struggling readers? You’re in the right place. In this week’s Zap of Wynn video I share 3 more strategiesyou can use right away to help young and/or struggling readers.
In last week’s video we reflected on, wrapped up, and released 2013. If you haven’t seen that video, you really should check it out. Click here to see it. Folks over looked a lot of the good stuff of their lives until they stopped to reflect. If you have done your proper wrap up of
Happy Holidays! In today’s video, I share with you four practical tips to make your holiday travel a little more comfortable. Tell me in the comments below the video which tip you’re going to try or share with me one of your own. Have a blessed week! PS- Already thinking about 2014? Want
Suffering the crunch of report cards? Spending your entire weekend and evenings getting ready to “do” report cards? Feeling overwhelmed by the whole dang thing? That’s not empowered teaching. 🙁 Today we are going to change that! Let’s get your happy back. Today’s video will help you get rid of report card crunch. Watch today’s
3 Tips for Bringing Joy to Your Classroom Does the idea of having your students work in groups make the hair on the back of your neck stand up? Does it give you the desire to sigh? Does it make you want to call a substitute? No more! This week’s Zap of Wynn is going
I think Spring might have shown up. Not 100% sure yet, but I think it is here. I spent this week in New York City, working with the awesome teachers of Rodeph Sholom School, and the weather was quite nice; windy, but warm. I’m so happy to be working with you here! Remember to share
Today we talk about research from David Meyer, a cognitive scientist at the University of Michigan, where he serves as director of the Brain, Cognition and Action Laboratory. Based on his research and my own beliefs about authenticity, I’m asking you to stop multi-tasking. Yes, I want you to stop multi-tasking; as in RIGHT NOW.