A Heart in the Write Place

Brad HughesBlog, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Self Care BetterLeave a Comment

TL;DR: This article is an interview with Dennis Mathew—an author, innovator, and speech-language pathologist in Oklahoma. We can’t ignore racism and things that are not right in the world, but we can bring the light. Dennis makes sure healing is infused into all of his works and that they can easily be used in the classroom setting. Self-discovery is a … Read More

Vision Board 2.0

Karen EvansBlog, Connect Better, Innovate Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Teach Better editors get to read and learn from posts before they’re even published. A recent post from Dr. Martinez discusses using vision boards to help achieve goals in 2022. Consider creating an electronic vision board, such as using a photo watch face on your Apple Watch, to inspire you each and every time you check the watch. Life … Read More

4 Tips for Classroom Management

Kari PitstickBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Routines and structures are key to strong classroom management. Consider your first 5 minutes of class and intentionally decide how you will spend that time. What works one day might not work the next; what works for one class may not work for another. Classroom management will always be a work in progress; not every single day will go … Read More

Highlights of 2021: In Case You Missed It

Teach Better TeamBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

Highlights of 2021: In Case You Missed It This post shares highlights of Teach Better blog posts in 2021. Categories for posts include SEL, change and improvement, assessment and reflection, leadership, and social media. SEL The Power of Empathy – Sari Goldberg McKeown Teachers are Essential, You are Essential – Jeff Gargas Ideas to Commemorate World Kindness Day – Dana Goodier Teachers … Read More

Gonna Have a Grid Day! Blog Series Overview

Kari PitstickBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Grade Better, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better, Mastery Done Better

Gonna Have a Grid Day Blog Series Overview The Grid Method is a self-paced mastery framework where the teacher creates a learning pathway in the form of a grid. Students are allowed to work at their own pace through this pathway while demonstrating readiness and mastery as they progress from one learning opportunity to the next. This blog series contains … Read More