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

Before You Throw in the Towel: REASSESS

Latrese YoungerBlog, Engage Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Being a teacher is not for the faint of heart. Teaching is a calling. If you ever feel helpless, unappreciated, or want to leave the profession, don’t. Instead, REASSESS: remember, evaluate, affirm, seek, study, eliminate, survey, and shift. By nature, I am highly reflective. As a teacher, I often looked forward to ways to redo a poorly executed lesson … 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

Three Lessons from a Storm 

Lindsay TitusBlog, Reflect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR Positive mindsets are built over time. Continue to work on strengthening them. Your initial thought isn’t always the truth. How you define your thoughts makes a huge difference. Feel all the feelings. Three Lessons from a Storm I had the opportunity over the Labor Day holiday weekend to spend a few days at my in-laws’ cottage. Over the three … Read More