Helpful Reflection Strategies for Teachers (Video)

Rae HughartBlog, Professional Development, Video

Video Highlights: Rae Hughart shares some helpful reflection strategies for teachers. We talk about reflection for our students, but we need to reflect for ourselves as well. Using multiple mediums for reflection can help influence effective reflection. A  one-on-one conversation may not be the best way for everyone. A pre-recorded video is another option. Voice memos and typing your reflection … Read More

6 Effective Communication Strategies for Mentoring Student Teachers (Video)

Jeff GargasAdministration, Blog, Video

Video Highlights: Rae Hughart shares the who, what, where, when, why, and how of effective communication. We are always striving to build better relationships so we can better communicate. Make sure you are as clear as possible. Look at who’s involved. Plan for the “when.” When does it make the most sense? What’s your focus? What are you talking about? … Read More

Starting The Parent Connection Off Right With A Video!

Tiffany OttBlog, Video

Video Highlights: Tiffany Ott shares her favorite way to make strong parent connections early in the school year – through video! Explore the reasons why people love video – and are more likely to watch it than read the same information! Discover the easiest tool out there for recording parent welcome videos. Learn what you should include in your parent … Read More

Is Effective PD A Myth? (video

Rae HughartAdministration, Blog, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Video

Video Highlights: Let’s break down why effective professional development for teachers is NOT a myth, and how you can ensure you’re creating effective PD for your teachers. Effective PD is NOT  a myth! There are tactical steps you can take to ensure that you are building effective professional development for your teachers. Establish your long term goals and break them … Read More

Top 6 Classroom Management Pet Peeves

Tiffany OttBlog, Class Management, Video

Video Highlights: Tiffany Ott gets on a soapbox about her top 6 classroom management Pet Peeves! When should you punish the whole class for the actions of a few? Never! Let’s talk about recess Consistency, consistency, consistency Public shaming? I don’t think so! When you need help, get help! About Tiffany Ott Tiffany Ott is the Director of Curriculum Development … Read More