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.
This is an easy one today folks. It is a reminder of everything you do in order to be incredible at your job, all the way from A-Z. Your super hero work is not done by accident, it is done by doing so many small things very well. … Continue reading
In honor of teacher appreciation week, may every educator feel celebrated for their great work!
We in education are not in the business of changing the world, we are in the business of changing worlds. If we want to bring our absolute best for kids every single day this is a vision we cannot loose sight of. I was personally reminded of this a … Continue reading
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
The numbers are alarming. In 1975 one in 5,000 were being diagnosed with autism. Today, one in 68. For boys, it’s one in 42. Over the past two … Continue reading
Mawwiage. Mawwiage is what brings us together today. Today and everyday! It is the coming together of learners who need great educators and educators who need hungry … Continue reading
“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
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
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