Kids Do Better When They Set Goals

Bobbie FrenchBlog, Engage Better, Reflect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: It’s important to support students in setting their goals. Choose one word or use a vision board to set goals. Develop an interest map and help students understand the steps toward meeting their goals. Help students learn to adjust and reflect. As we put up a new calendar and reflect on what the blank page that 2023 will be, … Read More

Time Management 101 for the New Year

Nilmini Ratwatte-HenstridgeBlog, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better

TL;DR: Managing your time better leads to enjoying teaching and life more. Setting goals can help you be productive and avoid burnout. This New Year, I wanted to encourage you to manage your time. Your busy time, your spare time, and your alone time. I can’t think of a better time to blog about this topic than now as we … Read More

Long Standing Traditions at School

Tim StephensonBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Creating school-wide experiences for students beyond the classroom makes school an enriched place to be. When you have an idea, have the courage to follow through with the idea. Enjoy reading a poem written for the whole school as part of a performance. The first year I did this was 2005. The staff at school was wondering about whether … Read More