Teacher task lists are never ending. With so much to accomplish we can often become overwhelmed to the point of not getting ANY of it done. Instead of sitting in the Sunday Scaries knowing the work and grading are piling up, let me share the simplest trick to getting back on track! Being Productive with […]
It’s so hard to stay inside this time of year. Weather is warming back up, we want students to get moving and away from fluorescent lighting, and we simply want ourselves and our students outside. But, you need to make the time outside educational and enjoyable for everyone, so I have a solution to all […]
Teachers are overloaded with so many tasks and to-dos through the day, but we don’t have to be as overworked as we think! There’s a few simple steps to reducing teacher stress and anxiety through delegation through classroom jobs. Let’s dive in and look at classroom jobs that will take things off of your plate […]
If your students struggle to retain information, focus, and want more study skills, you’ll want to let them color in your classroom! That’s right, teaching your students to color and doodle all over their notes is scientifically proven to help memory and understanding. Let me show you the why, the how, and sign up below […]
Teacher sick days and mental health days are actually more work than actually going in. Writing sub plans, and having emergency sub plans that work, can be stressful and more exhausting than teaching with the flu. Let’s change that! Today, right here, let’s go through 5 tips to make emergency sub plans that will last […]
High school classroom management can be tricky. You can’t play the Quiet Game to earn tickets like elementary and they’re too cool for “focus” trackers like in middle school. If there’s one thing high schoolers are though, it’s competitive. Thankfully, there’s a classroom management tool for that! Classroom Management with Teams With so many sections/blocks/hours […]
Whatever happened to the curious students? You know, the ones that would ask all the “why’s” and “how’s” and always wanted to know more and more? When did they grow out of that toddler like wonder into the student robots that we see today?
Students have the answers at their fingertips for almost any question they want to ask, but are they asking the right ones? We want to change their mindset to think more like a scientist, to think more like an engineer, to think more like someone who is invested in the world around them.