Just imagine the yellow glow of the room. A chorus of graphite scratching ― scribbling feverishly ― immortalizing the most semi-permanent of ideas.
It’s that time of year again. The time to reflect on the past, plan for the future, and take on some new and exciting challenges! Let’s make this year a great one.
Teachers are master jugglers, as they attempt on a daily basis to meet students’ individualized learning objectives, support their classroom family, collaborate with their school community, and hone their professional craft. However, over the past year and half, teachers have been overwhelmed with the time commitment and effort it has taken to shift their methodology and teaching strategies to meet the new school routines of COVID-19.
Even before the pandemic, the importance of mental health for teachers was realized. Study after study has shown the increased value of teachers dedicating time to their mental and physical health in order to have the focus needed to be the best at their craft.
Using our playlist-maker activity, we’ve made two lists of 11 songs to keep your classroom energized, engaged, and hard at work on their path to individual self-discovery. Here’s how they break down.
Traveling with students has always been a challenging proposition. Even the traditional senior trip to Washington, D.C., took months of planning, fundraising, and permission gathering. Once there, you had to be a tour guide and student wrangler. Plus, you spent your nights listening for doors opening and footsteps in the hallway. Even if you wanted […]
The COVID-19 pandemic reshaped the world and how we go about living our lives. One of the hardest hit sectors was education, which pivoted to a largely virtual model that caused teachers and students alike to rethink the best strategies for learning, communication, and socialization. Throughout the crisis, nearly 93% of households with school-aged children […]