Motivation, Mindset, and Momentum

Jami Fowler-WhiteBlog, Reflect Better

TL;DR: It can be challenging to remain positive after such a difficult year. Even if you didn’t meet your goals, you still made an impact. Show gratitude and appreciation for others. Make sure you are checking your mindset. Find ways to bring your best self into the classroom. Keep going. There is no finish line. What can you do to … Read More

The Mindset Roller Coaster

Jami Fowler-WhiteBlog, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Education this year is like a roller coaster; keep your mindset grounded. Take charge of your mindset. Level your emotions. Change the narrative. At the end of each day, take time to write down three things that went well, two things that you want to improve on the next day, and one thing you will celebrate with students. The … Read More

Maintaining Your Mindset When Preparing for the Unknown

Jami Fowler-WhiteBlog, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: It is important to maintain a positive mindset when preparing for the unknown. Preparation breeds protection, security, and safety. Just as we prepare for the threat of inclement weather, we should prepare for the possibility of sudden school closures. Create classroom routines and communicate with parents regularly to maintain an environment of reliability. Just when we thought we had … Read More