My Hypothesis on Assessment

Tim StephensonBlog, Engage Better, Lesson Plan Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Assessment is a hot topic in all schools. Before looking at assessments, look at your teaching. What are you doing that makes learning relevant for all students? My Hypothesis on Assessment Well, it certainly has been a while since I last wrote a blog post here at Teach Better. For much of this school year, I’ve been focusing on … Read More

Be a Leader

Susan JonesBlog, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: As a teacher, you are already a leader in your classroom, but there are more opportunities for you to lead within your school district. It’s important to avoid falling into a routine and to constantly evaluate and revamp your teaching methods to fit the needs of your current students. Leaders are not afraid to try new things and share … Read More

Redefined Joy Beyond the Classroom

Jillian DuBoisBlog, Innovate Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Teachers can repurpose their passion by exploring new opportunities beyond the classroom. This requires reflection, reconditioning, remodeling, and restoring. Reflect on your vision, recondition your resources, remodel your journey, and restore your joy with intention. Embrace change, take risks, and step outside of your comfort zone to make a difference in the lives of students and the education system … Read More

Mental Health Awareness Month: 3 Ideas You Can Use to Support Students

Sarah SaidBlog, Connect Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Students of all ages should be taught about mental health. Teach students about the science behind your brain and mental health. Find ways for them to share what they learn with others. Teach them the value of mindfulness and how to incorporate it into their lives. It’s May. Yikes! The school year is ALMOST OVER! This is when we … Read More

Thrive Despite Radical Change

Suzanne RogersBlog, Connect Better, Innovate Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: There are a lot of radical changes occurring in education these days. Remember your “why” for going into teaching. Connect with a network of teachers to find support and grow. Globally, many teachers face radical changes to education laws and rules in their state. Educators can feel like chess pieces with salary schedule changes, book bans, and bathroom bills. … Read More