3 Ways for Educators to Make the Holiday Break More Meaningful

Jorge ValenzuelaBlog, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better, Self Care Better

In This Post: The importance of using our holiday break time to recharge, professionally and personally. Three ways to have a more meaningful holiday break. Let’s face it. Teaching is tough, which can lead to stress — especially for teachers who are constantly striving to teach better. Studies show that burnout and trauma associated with teaching are so emotionally taxing that it … Read More

Recharging Yourself and Your Students After Winter Break

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

4 Ways to Engage Students With Your Community

Rae HughartBlog, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lesson Plan Better, Personalize Student Learning Better, Tech Better

In This Post: Community engagement is an incredibly valuable experience for students. Four ways to incorporate community engagement into your classroom or in your role. I have learned a number of different strategies for teaching over the last few years. I’ve taken a deep dive into mastery learning and explored gamification. I have dabbled with badging. I have dissected personalized … Read More