Keeping Students Focused Despite Spring Fever

We know spring has apparently sprung when students begin to peer out the classroom window and be less than focused during class time.  Even as the adults in the equation, we can find ourselves pining for sunshine and fresh air.  In order for adults to maintain clarity and purpose, students […]

Growing Your PLN with Twitter [Podcast #008]

What a time it is to be an educator!  Thanks to Twitter, we are able to connect with professionals from other schools and share fresh ideas, learn about what is working, and encourage each other in our journey to make a difference for our students.  In fact, of the over half […]

10 Ways to Beat Third Quarter Teacher Burnout

The period between Christmas break and Spring break can be a challenging time to keep students and teachers upbeat and positive about coming to school each day. These are the “gray days” of the school year and I am not immune to succumbing to these same feelings of burnout and just […]