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.
Even boring people can change the world. This resonates strongly with me personally because the highlighted town in this commercial is my hometown. It has been the place where I have celebrated my last 35 Christmases and where I hope to celebrate many more. But this also resonates … Continue reading
In honor of teacher appreciation week, may every educator feel celebrated for their great work!
In all professional sports, there is a distinct advantage for teams when playing at home. We call this the home field advantage, and … Continue reading
“If what you are doing is working, it is an intervention. If it is not working, it is assessment.” This line is one a colleague shared … Continue reading
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
I have often said that your attitude is like glitter: good or bad once it’s somewhere it’s everywhere. Your work, your passion, and your love that you spread to your … Continue reading
Ever since I took an entire month to focus on promoting independence I have been told by many how much they have appreciated hearing about getting learners to do more on their own. It’s not that promoting independence is a new concept, … Continue reading