Many of us have returned to the back to school routine these past few weeks while some of us are about to embark on that journey very soon. The beginning … Continue Reading Devotion: That First Week of School Feeling
Education, like any other field, is big business. Companies involved with education love to come up with focal points every year so they can sell more stuff. It’s kind of … Continue Reading A Growth Mindset Continuum
Creating an Easter Sunday Mindset in our Classroom the Entire Year He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! The euphoric, emotional high that is felt by Christians throughout the world … Continue Reading Easter Monday?
Boys don’t need dads that are there, they need dads that are “there.”
For those of you, like myself, who like a simple visual.
10) Tell Them Nothing beats the ol’ fashion look ‘em in the eye and “thank you.” 9) Stickers anyone? Not as a reward, but as a quick and easy thank … Continue Reading 10 Ways to Thank a Student
The great Dwight Eisenhower.
I often tell my teachers that it is never too late in the school year to change something. While there are a few major items, like curriculum, that deserve our … Continue Reading Are You Reaching for the Sky in Your Classroom?
The power of a well-planned field trip is immeasurable. While difficult to find that thin line between fun, interesting, and worth-while, when that line is found it can reap huge … Continue Reading The Power of the First Field Trip
A Little Encouragement Goes A Long Way The first day of school is quickly approaching all across the United States. Perhaps a little bit of panic is setting in? Excitement? … Continue Reading A Little Encouragement Goes a Long Way
Brain research is invaluable. It gives parents and educators an insight of not only how we learn, but an even greater insight into how the children, whom we are serving, … Continue Reading The Latest Brain Research and What it Means for Education
Did you ever have that teacher who looked like they would rather amputate their left leg than be in the classroom that day? That doesn’t exactly make for an exciting … Continue Reading Be an Example of Happiness to Your Students
“Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” School-wide climate and culture is a major topic in the world of education. We see district and state wide attempts to change that … Continue Reading The Power of Positivity in the Classroom