Great educators try their hardest to stay ahead and be prepared and ready for significant changes. But, fortunately, everyone does this differently, although most do not take the time to share. This post is to share one strategy to keep up with changes in education. Yes, you can know the future and what is coming to a classroom near you . . .
What is Important?
"Never give up on a dream." - Author unknown -
We must all make decisions, all are important and many times affect others. The education field is no different. Now the time is imperative to work together as a team when setting up a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) and at the same time using the Universal Design for Learning . . .
Will It Happen? Probably Not The Same
Will It Happen?
This Ain't Sesame Street
Life as we know it has changed forever, and there is no denying that it took an aggressive virus called COVID 19 to force us into our homes for months. Everyone has experienced some change in their life because of COVID 19. Whether you were part of the stay at home order or an essential . . .
Fun, Engaging Useful Links
Education has changed over the years and as a society of learners, it is time to embrace technology. Technology is not the silver bullet to make all the problems go away or solve all of educations problems however it is a tool which used wisely will support all of our learners.
2018 brought some useful tools to the table for . . .
Miss Smith's Story, How Will It End?
Miss Smith wanted to be a teacher all her life. She remembered back to 8th grade how her teacher invited the class to discuss what their dream job would be after graduating high school. Miss Smith wanted to be an elementary school teacher. Her goal was to teach, mentor, monitor and be a role model for all her young students. Nine years later . . .
There is Always a Solution
Why can some people pull the best from a group of people and others cause people to shut-down? Most educators would agree with being involved in a meeting where the engagement is high creates a satisfying and rewarding time for all. Think back to a meeting you were involved and a topic that one would have thought there was only one answer . . .
Kill Student Engagement
Most students learn how to work the educational system to their advantage or how to get out of school assignments. Students not challenged, or too challenged will not do their assignments. Educators need to confirm the research and make sure students are supported with their assignments. Teachers can make sureassignments are clear . . .