Embracing My Teaching Journey

Rae HughartBlog, Lead Better, Reflect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: “Eventually” symbolizes resilience in teaching’s ups and downs. Each challenge is a step toward professional growth and triumph. Embrace the power of perspective shift for a resilient teaching journey. Are you ready for a transformative journey through the ups and downs of the teaching world? Join me as I share key insights, delving into the heart of resilience, growth, … Read More

Calendar Non-Negotiables

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Connect Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Examining weekly, monthly, and yearly routines for happiness and well-being. Weekly: Carve out time for personal recharge and engage in meaningful activities like church. Yearly: Take a summer Facebook break for mental clarity and prioritize annual gatherings with loved ones for lasting joy. Calendar Non-Negotiables Back in April, we examined a few underwhelming routines I put in place every … Read More

Refocus Your Class for Quarter 4!

Dana GoodierBlog, Differentiate Better, Innovate Better, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Spring quarter can be challenging with warmer weather and distractions. Tips: Refocus after break, use problem-based learning, and allow student-led projects. Get outside, link content to themes, and enjoy teaching for better engagement. Navigating Quarter 4 By the time you’re reading this, you’re likely returning from spring break. You are hopefully rested and refreshed and eager to get quarter … Read More

The Power of Passion

Suzanne RogersBlog, Connect Better, Reflect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Teachers who openly share their passion for teaching forge authentic connections with students, fostering a sense of belonging and trust within the classroom community. Expressing love for teaching inspires motivation and resilience in students, encouraging them to tackle challenges and strive for success. By demonstrating their passion, educators cultivate a culture of lifelong learning, instilling in students a profound … Read More

Advice for New Educators

Susan JonesBlog, Connect Better, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: This post welcomes new teachers, emphasizing the importance of support and quality education. It addresses frustrations with discouragement towards the teaching profession and aims to foster a supportive environment for new educators. Tips on work-life balance, seeking financial support, networking with peers, embracing mistakes, prioritizing student relationships, and ongoing professional development are shared. New Educators I am so happy … Read More