One of the beauties of education is that we get the opportunity to try and explore new ideas. In fact, we are encouraged to think outside of
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1 - Listen to what others are saying...
Last week I was speaking with a colleague of mine, and we were discussing activities we could do during one of our professional
On any given day, educators experience the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. How an educator reacts and responds to these highs and
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Most students from across the country have returned to schools refreshed, recharged, and rejuvenated to continue their journey through
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My first official working day at school was today...I witnessed ups and downs, heard screams of joy, and whirlpools of pessimism and
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Last year I approached my building principal about starting a book club. The main goal of the book club was to help teachers grow both personally and
professionally. To my astonishment, not only was my building principal
supportive of my idea, he also provided the book club with the financial
backing to purchase almost one thousand dollars worth of books.
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Over the last 5 years as an educator, I have learned so much about student motivation and student engagement. Recently, I started reflecting on my current practices and strategies I have used to engage
my students over the years. The program I am with has doubled in size
from roughly 140 students to over 280, so I feel confident these
strategies can, and will work.
1. Don't just care...really…
As mentioned in previous posts, I have really tried to utilize my summer to better myself. I wanted to refine my skills as a progressive
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