New teachers, don’t take it personally-we’ve all received an angry email from a parent or co-worker that caught us off guard. One way to accelerate your development as a professional teacher is to master the art of communication. Read on to learn three simple strategies for cultivating ninja-level communication skills.
We all know that our students are the best part about teaching. But what are some unusual reasons to teach that feed teacher souls? Here are my top five unusual reasons that teaching is the best. … More Getting Real About Teaching: Top 5 Unusual Reasons that Teaching is the Absolute Best
From the Crosswalk Curriculum Blog: Four tips for teaching your elementary students to make inferences in a non-fiction text in any content area! … More A Recipe for Reading Comprehension Skills: Four Tips for Teaching Elementary Students to Make Inferences in any Non-Fiction Text
Learn three strategies for adding social-emotional learning (SEL) to any middle school content area with this blog post from Crosswalk Curriculum. … More Three Strategies to Power Up Learning in Any Content Area by Adding Social Emotional Learning to Your Lessons
Find inspiration for creating cross-curricular lessons in your own life. Read on for my top three tips for sourcing ideas for the cross-curricular classroom. … More Finding your Teacher Crosswalk: Sourcing inspiration for cross-curricular lesson plans in your own life
Kick off back to school with a slide template freebie from Crosswalk Curriculum. … More And Really, Who Doesn’t Love Free Stuff? Find free teaching resources at TPT!
In this blog post from Crosswalk Curriculum, I share my appreciate for past teacher mentors I’ve worked with and discuss the importance of finding your person at school. … More New Teacher Toolbox: Finding an Inspiring Mentor to Improve Your Teaching Practice
It’s almost time to get ready for back to school. How can we, as teachers, set ourselves up for a positive mindset during our back to school prep? … More Back to School Teacher Tips: Creating a Positive and Productive Beginning of School Year Mindset
Middle school science teachers, learn how about a fun and interactive science lab safety activity for your beginning of school year plans! … More Teacher Tech Tips: Axe the Boring Science Safety Talk and Help your Middle School Students Interact with Science Lab Rules