Treasure Our Teachers Blog Series

Kari PitstickBlog, Connect Better, Reflect Better, Teach Happier

Treasure Our Teachers Blog Series Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Let’s treasure our teachers and show our gratitude for the educators who have shaped us! There is no better time to thank a former teacher than right now. This blog series shares letters from 5 current educators addressed to their former teachers, thanking them for the lasting impact they’ve made on … Read More

Slow Down! Children Are Learning!

Brad HughesBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better

TL;DR: Be someone who makes a difference in the lives of those we touch. Allow kids to develop a positive mindset and executive function skills first. Instill a growth mindset for students. Create good habits and let go of bad ones. Pull your specialists aside and ask them your questions. Be Their Difference! Hello again, reader, and welcome back to … Read More

Know Your Environment

Alex T. ValencicBlog, Manage Better

TL;DR: 3 lessons learned from the first day of subbing and tips for teachers and administrators. “Early” is on time. “On time” is late! Make sure the information you have is correct. Know where the important places are. Know Your Environment It was my first day subbing in a new building and in a new district. I had the address … Read More

Dare Mighty Things

Holly StuartBlog, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Learning and growth happen when you get out of your comfort zone. Scientists and engineers have to accept the possibility of failure. Teachers and students should be encouraged to Dare Mighty Things. Do you Dare Mighty Things? Take a moment and reflect: Are you playing it safe, staying in your comfort zone, and surrounded by the familiar? Or are … Read More