Jamie MacPherson

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May 11, 2022 How Nature Inspires a Sense of Wonder

Yesterday was beautiful. The sun was shining, the birds were chirping, and I could finally begin to feel the weight of winter being…

May 9, 2022 The Power of Play

One of the biggest challenges teachers often face is trying to balance age-appropriate academic rigor with the need for kids to just be kids. School…

April 22, 2022 Engagement Strategies that Work!

The end of the school year is near. As teachers, we are gripping onto the littlest of things to keep our students engaged…

March 30, 2022 Get Messy: Embracing Change in the Classroom

Yesterday was a great day. I had the opportunity to spend an entire morning and afternoon surrounded by teachers with a passion for…

March 11, 2022 Celebrating Exceptional Women in History

I’ve always felt that students need real-life heroes they can look up to. Individuals who, while often imperfect, still used their talents to make the…

March 8, 2022 Exemplifying Persistence through Female-Focused Picture Books

Picture books are powerful. For our developing learners, they allow students to connect to life experiences through listening, build empathy and understanding for…

March 2, 2022 Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

As an educator, one of our greatest goals is to give our students the tools they need to be contributing members of the…

January 28, 2022 Engagement is Essential

Have you ever seen the movie, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off? You know, that scene where the students are sitting in the classroom and…