This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. You barely make it to Saturday morning (GASP! Yes, ONE day after school gets out) at the end of the school year and you hear, "MOM, I'm BOOOORED!" HERE. WE. GO. #sigh You patiently (#butnotsopatiently) ask, "Well, what do ... Read More about Tips for Keeping Your Kids Active and Engaged During the Summer
This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure here. Are you counting days, hours, and minutes until summer vacation? Do you give your school papers a ride home each night and find that it was merely a field trip? Those ungraded papers remain just that.... ungraded. Have your ... Read More about 6 Teacher Tips for Surviving the End of the School Year
This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure here. I'm going to be honest. When given a choice, I don't reach for biographies.... ever. I am a wee bit history phobic and have a very difficult time remembering dates and places. Don't even get me started on trying to remember ... Read More about Ordinary People Change the World: A Review of Brad Meltzer’s Biography Series
This post may contain affiliate links. See my disclosure here. Are you looking for new ways to help your students achieve success, not only academically, but also with their behavior choices? Although I don't have a magic wand or a miracle cure, I will share quick mindfulness and meditation ... Read More about Teach Your Students About Mindfulness and Meditation in Just 10 Minutes a Day
What are the benefits of using positive affirmations in the classroom? Chances are, if you landed on this blog post, you wonder about the impact of positive thinking on student achievement. As a teacher, though, you aren't sure if the benefits of using positive affirmations in the classroom are ... Read More about Using Positive Affirmations in the Classroom: Is it Worth Your Time?
This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure. Why do students strive for perfection? It's no wonder that some students grapple with a desire for perfection and hold a strong disdain for making mistakes. Let's face it, mistakes don't feel good. Failing to reach a goal can ... Read More about The Truth About Making Mistakes: Helping Students Discover the Benefits