The Ultimate Recycling and Donation Guide For Electronics, Clothes, and Plastics

This might seem slightly off topic for an educational website, but as parents and educators, it's our responsibility to teach the next generation about sustainability. I ask that as you use this list please remember that most companies cannot actually use every part of the donation (unless it's still usable). Buying less, and fixing old, … Continue reading The Ultimate Recycling and Donation Guide For Electronics, Clothes, and Plastics

Awesome Teachers Know Where To Find FREE Lesson Planning and Curriculum Tools

Let's face it, you could spend hours and hours on lesson planning. It's hard to know when to call it "good enough." But teachers who have a good work life balance, know how to find free resources that make lesson planning and creating a snap. Locating free options takes a bit more effort up front, … Continue reading Awesome Teachers Know Where To Find FREE Lesson Planning and Curriculum Tools

Awesome Teachers SHOW Gratitude (GMTT – 13)

Awesome teacher's don't just feel grateful what they have, they also show their gratitude. This is a dynamite combination that allows teachers who show it to benefit twice - to feel happier because they are grateful, and then benefit from act of showing the gratitude. The consequence of happier teachers is better work environments, and … Continue reading Awesome Teachers SHOW Gratitude (GMTT – 13)

Awesome Teachers Know The Difference Between A Behavior Management System And A Behavior Tool (GMTT – 12)

This article was inspired from an Instagram post I read recently. A teacher was venting about administrators who tell her to "ignore" or never say "no" to a student. While this may very well be true, I would be hard pressed to find a behavior specialist who would encourage teachers to just always "ignore." Ignoring … Continue reading Awesome Teachers Know The Difference Between A Behavior Management System And A Behavior Tool (GMTT – 12)

Awesome Teachers Incorporate Group Behavior Management (GMTT – 11)

Group behavior management has taken some "hits" recently. The teachers I have interacted with have become worried about embarrassing a student, creating an avenue for bullying, or creating more bad behavior from being called out. However, research continually shows that group behavior management is a powerful motivator. Not only do they help with general behaviors, … Continue reading Awesome Teachers Incorporate Group Behavior Management (GMTT – 11)