Building MOMENTUM, One Month at a Time

Lindsay TitusBlog, Manage Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: The end of a month and beginning of a new one is a natural time to reflect and kick-start our momentum. Learn three ways to begin and end each month strong: (1) Schedule 2-3 ME times. (2) Update your highlight reel. (3) Audit the past month and set intentions for the new month. The end of a month can … Read More

Teacher Mindsets that Matter for Multilingual Learners

Carly SpinaBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: The beginning of the school year gives us an opportunity for a fresh start. Instead of a negative mindset, identify student’s passions and interests, and how we utilize those to empower students.  We can have some fresh mindsets about unmotivated students, lack of support at home, and students without a dominant language. Mindsets to embrace are linguistic inclusivity, want … Read More

The Art of Relationships

Livia ChanBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: There are many ways to establish and maintain relationships. These tips were previously shared on a Daily Drop In on August 17, 2021. Tips: (1) See relationships as GIFTS. (2) GREET warmly and by name daily. (3) Show GRATITUDE. (4) Be GENUINE. Be you. (5) GO beyond by doing small things for others like offering help. (6) Make an … Read More

How to Get Out of a Slump

Rebecca HuffBlog, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: For a workaholic, finding yourself relaxing can be an alarming realization. Learn ways to get out of a summer slump. Get a change of scenery by leaving your house. Make a short list and tackle it. Put on some music and set a summer routine so you can feel productive. If you read my last post, “A Workaholic’s Guide … Read More

Remember Love This School Year

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Sometimes we struggle and need to put in greater effort in order to feel aligned, content, and balanced. Happiness is a discipline. We may be feeling nervous about returning to school, but remember love this school year. People remember us for the way we love. So as we begin a new school year, we can love our students, colleagues, … Read More