How Educators Can Break Parkinson's Law and Create a Work-Life Balance - 7 Tips
I propose that teachers show up each day and give it all they've got, but when they get home there should be more restoration, relaxation, personal time, and family time than not.
T.G.I.F. Newsletter - Implicit Bias, Proof Points, and the Monkey Mind
A newsletter for teachers and lifelong learners. Topics for this week include implicit bias, proof points, and calming your Monkey Mind.
Using Six Word Memoirs in the Classroom
Use Six-Word Memoirs to build community, analyze characters, and summarize concepts.
Digging into the Bullet Journal Method to Organize My Teaching Life
Now in my 24th year of teaching, I have managed to become more efficient and productive but feel like I could be doing something more. My kids are older and school stress and responsibility are amping up. I'm hopeful that the Bullet Journal Method can help me out.
7 Great Resources That Will Help Students Develop Their Self-Regulation Skills
Teaching students how to self-regulate opens the door to academic achievement.
How Teachers and Students Can Use Solitude and Reflection to Achieve Personal Greatness
Using solitude and reflection to become "one percent better" each day.
T.G.I.F. Newsletter - Listening to Teachers and Meta-Awareness
A newsletter for teachers and lifelong learners. Topics for this week include listening to teachers and meta-awareness.
On Slowing Down
Don't let the desire for speed negatively affect your experiences.
Eight Ways to Build Relationships with Students to Start the School Year Off Right
One of the best investments of time a teacher can make is to build relationships with their students. When student/teacher relationships are strong students learn more and teachers are happier.
While toxic positivity isn't helpful, I hope our society doesn't become jaded. Positivity is essential and powerful.
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