Ham It Up to Build Relationships with Your Students

Jason LimBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better

TL;DR: Build relationships with students by not being afraid to look goofy or silly in front of them. Some strategies to build relationships with students include using movie quotes or current popular songs, telling jokes, dancing, and more. When I graduated from college, I did not know what I was going to do.  To be honest, I wanted to be … Read More

It’s TIME to REDEFINE What REST Means for YOU!

Lindsay TitusBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Consider what rest looks like for you; what do you consider relaxing? Be proactive with setting aside time for rest every day. Rest with intention by reconnecting from within, embracing your inner joy, simplifying your priorities, and trust in the timing. Whenever I heard the word rest, I immediately always felt jealous. An immediate “that must be nice” thought … Read More

Spring Learning

Nilmini Ratwatte-HenstridgeBlog, Manage Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Sri Lankan Diaspora hold their heritage close to their hearts. They celebrate a new year on April 13-14th each year. A virtual choice board is available for educators to use to discover the beautiful historic island of Sri Lanka. There are three spring learning guidelines to help you be happy and feel inspired: find balance, make a to-do list, … Read More

Reflection Guides Continuous Improvement

Erik YoungmanBlog, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Reflection empowers deeper thinking that can guide discussions and continuous improvement. Questions to guide reflection for teachers, students, and both teachers/students are shared. Educators should be commended for empowering hope, optimism, courage, curiosity, and resilience during this unique school year.  This continues to be one of the most complicated and challenging times for education, but also an exciting opportunity … Read More