Recharging Yourself and Your Students After Winter Break

Kendall LawsonBlog, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Manage Better

In This Post: The excitement and frustrations of returning back to school after break. Some tips to help ease your students (and yourself) back into the routine and rigor of school. Ideas to start the new year and keep the great learning going until summer! “Welcome back! Hope your time off was great! Mindset is everything! Smile more! We’re glad … Read More

Self Care and Fitness: 4 Ways to Get Started Over Break

Jeremy RinkelBlog, Lead Better, Manage Better

In This Post: The importance of fitness to our physical and mental health. Four tips to get your fitness routine started over break. This time of year is often when people start reflecting and focusing on new goals for the next year. Don’t forget about taking care of yourself. As little as 30 minutes of exercise a day can improve our … Read More

Self Care: Unwind and Recharge

Whitney ChoateBlog, Lead Better, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better

In This Post: Valuing self care helps us bring our best selves to the classroom. 8 ways to practice self care over winter break. You can’t pour from an empty cup.  You must first take care of yourself. There’s been this quote circulating around the internet in the last few months.  It really strikes a chord with me, as last … Read More

December is the New August: Prioritize Your People, Space, & Your Word

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Lead Better, Manage Better, Survival

In This Post: Ways to reclaim your August self this break. Suggestions to prioritize your people, your space, and your word. Let’s travel back a few months to August.  Sunny, relaxing, all-the-time-in-the-world August.  Remember enjoying your lunch and not inhaling it in under 7 minutes? Using the bathroom any time you want?! Or leisurely sipping hot coffee from a real … Read More

Mind full or Mindful?

Bryan ZwemkeBlog, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Survival

In this Post The reality of a mental health day (MHD). Take steps to better your mental status through 10-15 min of purposeful you time. Daily reflection is key. Build in supports to make each day manageable. At certain points of a school year, you may hear someone talking about taking a mental health day (MHD) – you may have … Read More