Give Joy a Chance

Jillian DuBoisBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Among all of the changes this school year, students just want to know they can still do what they love. Going through this school year brings an opportunity for a major transformation in pedagogy. Despite so many things being different than original expectations, educators will adapt to the changes like they always do. My favorite part of each new … Read More

Letting Go of Limiting Beliefs

Lindsay TitusBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Limiting beliefs are beliefs we hold about ourselves that are not true, and that can hold us back personally and professionally. When you find a limiting belief is holding you back, ask yourself 3 simple questions and rewrite the answers as truth statements! Are your limiting beliefs limiting your growth? A limiting what? This was my initial reaction the … Read More

The Role of Socializing in Adolescent Development

Monica Gupta MehtaBlog, Connect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Socializing is an important factor in adolescent development. Emotional health impacts one’s physical health. Technology has both positive and negative uses, so be mindful of how your students are utilizing it. It’s important for everyone to still socialize in a variety of ways, as long as staying safe is a priority. “Both/And” Thinking is a more positive perspective than … Read More

When the Growth Mindset Shines Bright

Brandon BeckBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Unlock the unlimited potential within yourself by modeling a growth mindset for students. Despite any setbacks or challenges, we have a say in where we focus our thoughts and energy. This post shares the story of Michael Jordan and how his growth mindset led him to success. Success never comes without obstacles to overcome. Buried deep within any of … Read More

It’s Time to Get Clear with Your Time!

Lindsay TitusBlog, Manage Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Time is something many people feel like they don’t have enough of. This post shares 5 actionable steps to start making the most of your time each day, including monitoring your language and mindset, reflecting on how you’re currently spending your time, noting how long activities take, blocking time to increase productivity, and delegating! 2 organizers are shared for … Read More