Implicit Bias

Nilmini Ratwatte-HenstridgeBlog, Connect Better, Lesson Plan Better

TL;DR: Implicit bias is when people hold ideas about groups of people without consciously realizing it. Directly teach students about bias so that they can identify it and stop it when they see it. “Equity and Inclusion Just Got Better” Blog Reflection Questions: Why is it important to consider implicit bias? How do you plan on addressing implicit bias when … Read More

The Power of Connection

Nicole KellyBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: “The Good Neighbor Project” encourages students to find someone, living or deceased, who is considered a “good neighbor.” They then research and tell their story.  This post shares the power of connection. Growing Up in the Neighborhood Growing up, I was a daily viewer of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. I remember interacting with Mr. Rogers, singing along with him, learning … Read More

I Am an Ambassador

Livia ChanBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better

I Am an Ambassador Blog Series The Teach Better Team is blessed to have 50 Ambassadors! We appreciate each and every one of them for their contributions and for being a part of our family! Read stories about their application to become an ambassador and the impact that decision has made on their lives. Posts in the Series Why I … Read More

Ambassador Love

Rebecca HuffBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Grade Better

TL;DR: Rebecca shares her journey about becoming a Teach Better Ambassador and what it means to her to belong to a family of educators who have become friends. She shares things she has learned that have changed her teaching. Ambassador Love My Teach Better journey started with my mentor, Colissa Jordan. She knew that Ambassadors would be the group for … Read More

Ambassador

Jessica ReedBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: Read Jessica’s story about applying to be a Teach Better Ambassador, what being an ambassador means, and the impact of becoming one. Ambassador This word means so many different things to so many different people. What does it mean to me? Ambassador means someone who is in favor of a program, talks about how awesome it is, or even … Read More