Find Your Tribe – A conversation with two new teachers about building your PLN

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FIND YOUR TRIBE

In this post: Suan Jachymiak (@msjachymiak) and Erin Hall (@erinhall47) share their different experiences building their Persona/Professional Learning Network (PLN). Susan has utilizes Twitter, and Twitter Chats, to form a massive virtual network that has helped support her first year as a teacher. Erin took a more local approach, starting YES RI and connecting young educators throughout Rhode Island. Regardless … Read More

36: Building a Support System – Erin Hall chats with us about finding a way to connect the social and professional experiences for educators.

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Listen to episode 36 of Teach Better Talk podcast

9th grade english teacher, and founder of YES RI, Erin Hall, chats with us about finding a way to connect the social and professional experiences for educators, keeping teachers supported and motivated, and reflecting on everything you do. Erin shares why communication is key, and explains how students liking you and students respecting you do not need to be exclusive. … Read More

Create Your Own Breakout EDU or Escape Room Challenge

Erin HallBlog, Innovation, Lesson Planning

Create Your Own Breakout or Escape Room Challenge

I love the concept of Escape Rooms and Breakout EDU challenges! I think escape rooms and breakout EDU challenges are great ways to encourage teamwork, build a strong and positive classroom culture, and engage students with challenging ideas in a low-stress (but high-fun!) way. Over the last year, I’ve created my own version of a hybrid-Escape/Breakout Challenge that is very … Read More

Parent Communication: Starting Your Year Off on the Right Foot

Erin HallBlog, Start Here

Parent Communication - Starting Your Year off on The Right Foot

Have you set up effective parent communication? I am incredibly excited to start another year of teaching next week! In the midst of preparing my seating charts and first day activities, I have also begun to lay the foundation for consistent parent communication throughout my entire school year. This is one of the most important steps to take in the … Read More