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)

10 Best Halloween Educational Activities For Elementary AND High School

I love Halloween! When I worked as a traditional pull-out special education teacher, I missed out on most of the halloween fun. Everything I taught had to be based on child's IEP goals. This was never a problem, but I did find myself pining after a good halloween activity. Eventually I found some things that … Continue reading 10 Best Halloween Educational Activities For Elementary AND High School

5 Companies Who Help Educators Start Their Own Businesses

After deciding to leave the traditional education setting, I was very interested in education business to business companies. Or in other words, companies that helped educators create their own education start up. Some these business options were very promising and looked like a great fit for any teacher who is looking to become their own … Continue reading 5 Companies Who Help Educators Start Their Own Businesses

The Myth That Parents “Just Reading More” With Struggling Readers And How To Better Practice Reading

Many families have heard or used the advice that if your students is struggling to read, the "best thing you [parents] can do is read more." While students certainly have to read to become better readers, students need specific skills to successfully read a book. Without those skills, trying to read a book is going … Continue reading The Myth That Parents “Just Reading More” With Struggling Readers And How To Better Practice Reading