How to Become a Connected Educator

Tiffany OttBlog, Innovation

HOW TO BECOME A CONNECTED EDUCATOR

In This Post: Connecting is what has moved humanity forward. Why becoming connected is the best decision you can make as an educator. Becoming a connected educator is not just about connecting on social media. There are many ways to be connected. A Brief History Lesson Whether you realize it or not, you’re lucky to be teaching right now at … Read More

Are you just surviving Valentine’s Day?

Rae HughartBlog, Engagement, Innovation

Are you just surviving Valentine's Day?

It may be Valentine’s Day, but what does that actually mean for an educator? In This Post: Valentine’s Day, like any holiday, brings its own special set of challenges for teachers. You can choose to simply survive Valentine’s Day, or focus on still connecting your content and engaging your students. Providing opportunities to share happiness is one way of connecting … Read More

3 Common Flexible Seating Styles

Rae HughartBlog, Class Management, Innovation

3 COMMON FLEXIBLE SEATING STLES

In This Post Flexible seating has become a highly talked about new style for updating your learning environment. There is no one-size-fits-all plan or style for flexible seating. Three common styles of flexible seating are: The Dabbler, The Safe Bet, and The Extreme Flexible Seating has been a commonly discussed idea within the past decade. However, each educator has seemed … Read More

Strategies for A Better Start to Your Class

Rae HughartBlog, Class Management, Engagement, Innovation, Lesson Planning

Strategies for a better start to your class

Starting each class period off the right way is key to the success of any lesson plan. There is no one way to start a class. There are plenty of options – find what fits your style and your students’ needs. Educators focus so much on effective lesson planning, posting targets, differentiating for students, and communicating with parents. But let’s … Read More