More Than a Teacher: Getting Involved in Your School

Andrea KalchbennerBlog, Connect Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: As a teacher, there are a number of paths you can take towards getting involved in your school. Start small when you’re ready to get more involved outside of your classroom duties. Figure out what brings you joy and what you have the most time to dedicate your talents to. Getting Involved in Your School PBIS Tier 1 coach? … Read More

Bracket Your Day with Consistent Routines

Bryan ZwemkeBlog, Manage Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Structure the beginning of your day to have a consistent routine.  Before leaving work, clean up your email inbox by returning all messages from the day. As you end your day, create a system to keep track of items that need to be addressed the following day.  As school leaders begin their school year supporting their students, staff, parents, … Read More

Expanding Your Teacher Role

Katie MiglinBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR There are many opportunities to get involved in your school community. Clear your plate enough to support students and staff members outside of the classroom. Build relationships with your students by supporting their other interests. Your purpose goes beyond the walls of your classroom. Katie joined Rae on the Daily Drop In to chat about ways to get more … Read More

Learning Environments That Exude Joy

Carly SpinaBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Create a positive learning environment with JOY. Listing things that bring you joy. This is one way to model for students that joy doesn’t have to come from big or expensive things. Intentionally place joy throughout your day. I recently had the chance to join Rae Hughart on the Daily Drop In show where we were chatting about the … Read More

3 Takeaways That Build Your Mindset Momentum

Lindsay TitusBlog, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Your morning routine starts the night before. Create routines based on what you want to feel. Incorporate small, simple, and strategic steps along the way. Remember that each day is YOUR day! Build Your Mindset Momentum  It’s always an honor being a guest on the Daily Drop In series with my Teach Better Family. The Daily Drop Ins, after … Read More