Can You Care Too Much?

Tim StephensonBlog, Connect Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Is teaching tougher because we need to adapt to our new generation of learners? Sometimes “not caring” about small things can lead to more impactful teaching. Focus on the connections and the things that matter! Teaching Is Tough If you’ve read any of my blogs over the last couple of years, then you would have noticed that there is … Read More

Cultivating Education in a Correctional Facility (w Dawn Matthews-Nichols)

Natalie Vardabasso#EduCrush Podcast

Have you ever wondered if one of your students is capable of murder? Well, what if you knew that your entire class had committed violent crimes,? How would you build a positive classroom culture with that knowledge? Dawn Matthews-Nichols has been teaching since 1987 in a variety of settings with “emotionally disturbed” youth. She’s seen education from the margins and … Read More

Here Comes the Sun

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Connect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: How do you support those around you? How have you felt supported by others? What are your plans to strengthen relationships this season? Here Comes the Sun It’s May and no matter where you live, it is becoming a bit sunnier.  Today, we’ll talk about sunshine metaphorically.  But before we talk about the sun, let’s talk about mountains. In … Read More

What a Difference a Teacher Makes

Bridget GenglerBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: Over the years, a lot of individuals, including teachers, have impacted your life. Take the time to reach out to those people and let them know how much they impacted you. Getting that note of appreciation can make a difference. When I began this journey as an educator over 25 years ago, I did not realize what an impact … Read More

Slow Down! Children Are Learning! | Episode 30 with Erin Mengeu

Brad HughesGood News Brad News Podcast

Erin Mengeu is a passionate educator and mom of three beautiful and energetic kids. Erin’s goal is to help educators and families implement strategies for developmental growth. She is a newly-published author of Slow Down! Children Are Learning! Erin has taught elementary school for 18 years and has a Master’s Degree in The Art of Teaching. Her passion is teaching … Read More