Five Rules of Five for Educators to Live By

 

Lets keep it simple today.  Improving classroom climate and your own effectiveness as an educator does not need to be exceedingly complex.  Here are five rules for all educators to live by to improve your day to day performance.

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Educators Need Breaks to be Awesome

During my sophomore year in college I made what many considered to be an odd move in my life.  Despite having no previous history or interest, I decided to try out for the cheerleading team.  My motives were simple and goal oriented: I wanted to be able to do that.  “That” which drove … Continue reading

Promoting Independence: It All Starts, Goes, and Ends with Love!

“The secret to life is finding out what you love and then finding a way to get paid for it.”  This small bit of wisdom was passed my way years ago by a former supervisor, and it’s wisdom I carry close because it echoes in our work every day.  In education, we … Continue reading

Promoting Independence: 10 Mantras of the Special Educator!

Independence is not bought, it is won.  Through the small victories provided by passionate educators our leaners do more with less.  But every warrior needs a battle cry, every competitor needs a cause, and ever special educator needs a mantra.  Not just a reminder about the lives we change, but … Continue reading

Promoting Independence: Be the 1st Man!!!

Those who consider themselves part of the Seattle Seahawks fandom pride themselves on their passion, their love, and their impact on the game.  And to a large point they have made Seattle one of the best places for a player to call home.  They refer to themselves as the 12th man and they … Continue reading