To Work or Not to Work

Lindsay TitusBlog, Engage Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: To think better, we have to be willing to think differently. Consider the questions we ask ourselves. Perhaps rather than asking a question, make a statement. Be mindful of the language you use. Shift your mindset to be present every day. This changes your thinking so instead of thinking ahead, you can focus on now. 3 ways to get … Read More

Leading Through Instructional Practices

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lead Better

TL;DR: While educators with formal leadership roles are often seen as the leaders, teachers who lead through instructional practices they initiate themselves have the most impact. Innovation in the classroom leads to change and a model of success in your classroom that others take notice of. Proudly share your successes and failures with others through discussions to affect change. We … Read More

Creating & Nurturing Linguistically Inclusive Spaces 

Carly SpinaBlog, Connect Better, Lead Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Dig into your own language identity and reflect on the ways in which language is weaponized. This post shares a number of ways we can create and nurture linguistically inclusive and linguistically safe spaces in our classrooms, schools, and communities. Consider your instructional materials, start a campaign, and engage with your local agencies or businesses. “You’re in America. Speak … Read More

Designing Assessments According to Learning Styles

Sanam EdwardsBlog, Differentiate Better, Lesson Plan Better, Personalize Student Learning Better

TL;DR: Assessments should be conveyed in various forms appropriate for each student. Getting to know your students is imperative before beginning to design assessments. Designing Assessments According to Learning Styles We are witnessing an age of radical education where teachers are collectively raising their voices to advocate for our students’ benefit. They cry out for transformation, hungry for more autonomy … Read More

Sick and Tired

Marie McCumberBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Last year, fewer people were sick because of people following COVID safety plans. This year, our bodies were fighting hard, but now in summer, some have become sick. Right now, we need to listen to our bodies. Rest and recover. In all honesty, I had a different blog post planned. Two, actually, talking about more issues with disability. But … Read More