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Relationship Cleansing: How to Purge Toxic People From Your Life

By Ashley PreviteDecember 12, 2019

Each year, as you sit through those Right to Know meetings, do you ever wonder if the really dangerous toxins are actually some of the people in your life and not the Clorox wipes you have hidden in your file cabinet? Let’s be honest. Some people really need a clear label saying, Danger: Hazardous to… Read More

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Milkshake Strategies: Fortifying My Own Resilience while Teaching

By Darri StephensDecember 11, 2019

When it comes to resilience, an interesting exercise is to take a look at the multitude of quizzes available online. From the popular BuzzFeed to more of a magazine format to pop-psychology evaluations, you can get a generalized sense of how resilient you are/aren’t compared to the masses (always keep in mind there can be… Read More

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EdD vs. PhD: Choosing the Right Doctoral Program for You

By The Room 241 TeamDecember 10, 2019

A doctorate in education is best suited for experienced educators pursuing hands-on leadership roles in colleges, governments, and school districts. A doctorate of philosophy in education is a better option for those wishing to further their knowledge as an educator while conducting research. So you’ve completed your MEd and you want to further your expertise… Read More

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Time Management That Works For You

By Lauren BleserDecember 10, 2019

Lesson plans. Parent emails. Grading papers. Staff meetings. Team collaboration. IEP meetings. Parent conferences. Holiday concerts. Teaching is a 24/7 job. It can take over your life if you aren’t careful, so you have to find a way to make it work for you. Your social events are important. Your family time should be protected…. Read More

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15 Tips for Leading Productive Parent-Teacher Conferences

By Jennifer GunnOctober 2, 2018

As teachers, we have to work hard to prepare for parent-teacher conferences. In a matter of minutes, we have to find a way to genuinely connect with parents, discuss their student’s academic progress, and how they can improve. It’s also important to explain current curriculum goals and our teaching strategies in hopes that they support… Read More

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How Teachers Can Practice Self-Care for Long-Term Health & Wellness

By Jennifer GunnJuly 19, 2018

We all know that healthy eating, sufficient sleep, and work breaks are good practices. But how do we truly break through our habits and start a teacher self-care practice that actually sticks? Summer is a perfect time to get going on a self-care journey that lasts. Here’s some helpful advice and practical tools to build… Read More

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Implementing “20Time” and STEAM Genius Hour in Your School

By Jennifer GunnNovember 8, 2018

“Students will be future-ready if you give them time.” That’s the philosophy behind the 20TimeProject for schools. As a company, Google encourages employees to spend 20% of their time on passion projects that they design. The 20TimeProject, detailed in a book by Kevin Brookhouser, promotes the same philosophy for our students. The goal is to provide time… Read More