Picture Perfect

BreAnn FennellBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: The dilemma with social media regarding mental health is that we post the best of us. Life isn’t picture perfect. Let’s take care of our mental health and take care of each other. Social media has turned us into seekers of picture-perfect moments. Some parents, including myself, have had some sort of social media since before their children were … Read More

Episode 14 | Featuring Dr. Jeff Springer

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Dr. Jeff Springer, an educator for 34 years, is the founder of the G.O.A.L. TEAM (Getting Others to Achieve Higher Levels). The G.O.A.L. TEAM, was created for helping high school students and young adults to maximize their personal leadership potential. Jeff, a former Texas High School Head Football Coach and eleven-year veteran of the classroom, is also formerly the Principal … Read More

Never Too Old For Play

BreAnn FennellBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: “Play” is an activity that one chooses to do and that brings that person enjoyment.   Play looks different for everyone. What might be considered play for someone might be work for another, and vice versa. Another teacher/friend talks to me about play! Marie McCumber is a teacher of 5th graders at the Ohio State School for the Blind. … Read More

Episode 7 | Featuring Chloe Kerr

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Chloe Kerr is an Education Support Officer for Early Learning and Childcare, serving the Shetland Islands Council in the United Kingdom. Chloe is a wife and mum to three children (ages 8, 6 and 4). Chloe was born in England and graduated from Aberdeen University in 2010. Chloe moved to Shetland as a teenager and returned after 10 years in Aberdeen. She has worked … Read More

Let Them Be Little

BreAnn FennellBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better

TL;DR: Find success with hosting Twitter chats by scheduling your tweets, using your computer, inviting your PLN to join, and picking a topic that you are truly passionate about. Global School Play Day is a holiday that brings awareness to the benefits of unstructured play. BreAnn shares an original poem, Let Them Be Little. These past two weeks have been a … Read More