Educators Are Hybrid Heroes: Learn to Trust Your Instincts

Jami Fowler-WhiteBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: Educators are hybrid heroes. Hybrid heroes are educators who will forever be ingrained in history as those front-line workers who changed the face of teaching and learning. Connections, customization, and configurations are what will matter the most when working to achieve balance in this new adaptation in education. Whether you have just welcomed students back into the building or … Read More

Defining Moments, Mindset, and Moving Forward

Jami Fowler-WhiteBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: We are living in a defining moment that will forever change the face of education as we know it. In moments like this, mindset is what matters most. Move through the change continuum more efficiently by attending to your emotions, setting goals, providing support, focusing on self-care, and trusting the plan. Over the past month, countless educators have begun … Read More

When You Are at a Crossroad, Mindset Matters

Jami Fowler-WhiteBlog, Teach Happier

TL;DR: As we continue to adjust to the ever-changing world, it is important for us to work towards achieving synchronization and focus on intentionality. In your pursuit of achieving harmony and flow, use petite purpose, prioritize your time, and routinely give grace. As I sit on this rainy afternoon trying to decide what to write about for this month’s Better … Read More

An Optimistic Outlook on Your Classroom

Jami Fowler-WhiteBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better

TL;DR: The tenets of an optimistic outlook on your classroom include having a positive climate and culture. Reflect on the level of morale, productivity, and student satisfaction in your classroom. Develop actions to optimistically impact students’ views on teaching and learning in your classroom. Climate and culture are often referred to as the “feel” of the school. Essentially, this feel … Read More

Even If…

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: We have control of two things: how we prepare and how we respond. Have a better mindset by changing your “what if” thoughts to “even if” thoughts. How great is that quote? Anyone else feeling great discomfort because everything seems out of our control? Yep. Me too. It’s nearly impossible to feel like we have a firm grasp on … Read More