Month: November 2016

Parents (BLOG 44)

This week at school, let’s make an extra special effort to involve the parents/guardians in the learning process. They are so instrumental in supporting what you are doing in the classroom! Sometimes teachers try to stay at arm’s reach from the parents, trying...

Be the Trampoline! (BLOG 42)

Be the Trampoline??? If you have never read our materials or experienced a live training, you may be wondering what I’m referring to. A Trampoline is a way to manage our Thinking. If our thinking gets broken, or isn’t working in our best interest, we need to us...

Tests (BLOG 41)

It might not seem like a very big deal, but it is. Students are in a very vulnerable position when teachers return tests, quizzes or projects to them. The evaluation and comparison that young people experience in school every day is a high-stakes proposition. Teachers...

Fix it in Your Seat (BLOG 40)

Lock into your purpose this week, teachers! Be ultra-aware of the real reason you are teaching: human development of young people. This purpose can be supported by the goals you try to accomplish each day: delivering content to students, assessing student achievement....