Valentine’s Day Workshop for Kindergarteners early development elementary classroom engaging games hands-on activities kindergarten kindergarten teacher

What makes our students want to come to school?

It’s not about getting good grades, excelling in the classroom, or even simply liking school.

Our students want to be at school when they feel safe, loved, and valued

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to prioritize the emotional...

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How Do I Know I am Ready for Heart-Centered Teaching? classroom management elementary classroom elementary teacher heart centered classroom social emotional learning teacher tips

Sometimes it's hard to know exactly when it’s time for a heart-centered change.

We get so caught up in the day to day rhythms and to-do lists that we end up just going through the motions. What I’ve found super helpful is actually taking a moment each week to reflect and be honest...

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The Perfect Valentine’s Day Activities for Elementary Students classroom community elementary classroom teacher tips

Valentine’s Day is such a fun part of the year! It comes at the best time - right in the middle of all the winter blues. 

This is a great time of year to talk about self-care and self-love with your students. Incorporating activities that are fun and also seizing the opportunity of...

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5 Common Classroom Management Mistakes classroom community classroom management classroom routines elementary classroom elementary teacher

Classroom management plays a pivotal role in fostering a positive and engaging atmosphere for our students. 

I love reflection. I think it is so important in the growing journey to reflect often on what works and what doesn't. 

Recently I went on a journey of reflecting on what really...

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