Engage Until the End: Reflecting on the End of the Year

Bobbie FrenchBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Reflect by creating a visual timeline, class memory book, or slideshow. Culminating projects to show what students learned during the year include a book sales pitch with their favorite books showcased, summer or year-end BINGO cards, or a game of Family Feud. Proper closure to the year is important. Some ideas include writing a letter to their next year’s … Read More

The 4th Quarter Is Ours

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Connect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: The 4th quarter is ours. In sports, players must remain ALL IN and play their hearts out until the final whistle of the game—it is the same for teachers at the end of the school year. Our students are watching and will remember how we finish this school year.   Scan for the wins, strengthen relationships, and end this … Read More