Classroom Management Then and Now

La-Shanda WestBlog, Manage Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Classroom management has changed quite a bit since the days of Harry Wong. Today’s classrooms have shifted physically and philosophically to empower students in their learning. Consider including wellness breaks in an instructional period to allow for meditation, hydration, or socialization. La-Shanda joined Rae on the Daily Drop In to chat about classroom management and including wellness practices with … Read More

Engage and Elevate Better This Holiday Season!

Martin SilvermanBlog, Engage Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Engage in reflection in December and try not to get overwhelmed by the swirl of activities. Look at your calendar for December NOW. What events will not bring you joy? Decide to skip those. Purposely and purposefully unplug at least one day this month. It’s the most wonderful time of the year…kinda. December is a funny month when you … Read More

Rest Happier

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Many teachers have a rest deficit at this time of the year. There are seven types of rest to ensure we are included in our routine. What type of rest do you crave most? What will you change in your routine? We are in a rest deficit. Ever wake up after a good night’s sleep and still feel exhausted? … Read More