Tag: #K-12

Wednesday Words- Give and Take

This past week I posted a message about being careful of not depleting your energy and making sure others around you are adding value to your life. I have also posted a message about the choices everyone makes and the importance of teaching these to students. I was told once that I may have small-town … Continue reading Wednesday Words- Give and Take

Meet the 5 Teachers Being Considered for National Teacher of the Year

From P.E. to culturally responsive teaching, the finalists all find ways to connect to their students. — Read on http://www.edweek.org/teaching-learning/meet-the-5-teachers-being-considered-for-national-teacher-of-the-year/2023/01 I want to say I am so excited about the work all of these teachers are doing and I would have a difficult time selecting just one. This is teaching! We need more and more … Continue reading Meet the 5 Teachers Being Considered for National Teacher of the Year

Keep talking, connecting and listening

How it begins In the beginning, we dedicated efforts to ensuring families had the information needed to help their children to succeed. We did this by hosting open houses and “meet the teacher” events to introduce ourselves, create great first impressions, and start the steps forward on the path to building relationships with families. During … Continue reading Keep talking, connecting and listening

Terrifying Thoughts-Do you have them?

As a child, I can remember having horrible nightmares. Thank goodness they were just dreams, and I could be comforted to realize I was safe. When others have these terrifying moments in life, who helps to comfort them? There are many things in life today that can cause us to feel overwhelmed, frightened, nervous, and … Continue reading Terrifying Thoughts-Do you have them?