classroom management

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June 2, 2021 Give Yourself Permission: Taking Time to Rest

I received a text last night from a long time teacher friend of mine. He said, “For the first time…

May 26, 2021 An Open Letter to Teachers

To Whom it May Concern: Congratulations! You’ve made it. You’ve persevered through the most difficult school year of our…

May 3, 2021 Special Skills: Helping Children Learn Responsibly

Last week I FINALLY got my 16-year-old nephew to agree to a chore. I told him that his lawn needed to be mowed and that…

April 30, 2021 Power Standards: Ensuring Student Growth Mindset

I probably don’t have to tell you this, but life as an educator is busy. It feels as though every time I…

April 2, 2021 Regenerating Your Classroom

Spring truly is an astounding season. After months of darkness and cold, the sudden shift in temperature catches you off guard. The days suddenly get…

March 24, 2021 The Little Things Add Up

Sometimes, it’s the little things that make a big difference. The smile in the hallway. The hand on the shoulder. The…

February 22, 2021 Building Student Agency: Encouraging Voice and Choice

Many years ago, a friend of mine (who happens to be a 1st grade teacher) shared a story from her classroom. She liked to break…

February 12, 2021 Helping Students to Engage Remotely

I remember back in early 2019 (those golden days of in-person teaching) I sat in on one of my colleagues’ afterschool cohorts. Students crowded around…