Building Bridges to Success with Professional Development

Susan JonesBlog, Lead Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Attending conferences promotes continuous learning, empowering educators to bring fresh insights and skills back to their classrooms. Conferences provide a platform to connect with like-minded educators, fostering collaborations and creating a supportive professional community. Investing time in professional development rejuvenates teachers, offering self-care and reigniting their enthusiasm for education, ultimately benefiting both educators and students. Building Bridges to Success … Read More

Executing the Planning of Personalized Professional Development

Joshua StamperAdministrator Mastermind Recaps, Blog, Lead Better

Admin Mastermind Recap, Sarah Johnson, Planning Professional Development, Teach Better

In our latest School Administrator Mastermind video recap, we delve into the dynamic world of personalized professional development (PD) with the insightful guidance of our guest moderator, Sarah Johnson. Join us as we explore strategies for crafting tailored learning experiences that meet the diverse needs of educators. From identifying individual learning goals to designing engaging PD sessions, Sarah shares valuable … Read More

Revamping Education for 2024 and Beyond: A Blueprint for Change

Aaron ElseBlog, Connect Better, Innovate Better, Lead Better

TL;DR: Update education for 2024 with personalized learning, tech integration, and soft skills. Shift towards project-based learning & global citizenship. Reduce disparities, involve parents, and broaden evaluation methods. Introduction Education is the cornerstone of society’s progress. As we approach 2024, it is crucial to reassess and revamp our education systems to meet the evolving needs of the 21st century. In … Read More

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches and Getting In a Rut

Alex T. ValencicBlog, Connect Better, Lead Better

TL;DR: Routine and order don’t mean doing the same things the same way every day. We can provide voice, choice, and possibility within established structures. Going back to basics is just as important as pushing the envelope. I love peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.  Nearly every day of elementary school, my lunch consisted of the same basic elements: a peanut … Read More

Kids Do Better When Teachers Relax and Rejuvenate

Bobbie FrenchBlog, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Teachers deserve their summer break to rest and recharge, as their profession demands immense dedication and effort throughout the year. Using summer vacation to unwind, disconnect from work, engage in professional development, and reflect on teaching practices can improve teacher well-being and effectiveness. Prioritizing self-care and personal growth not only benefits teachers but also sets a positive example for … Read More