Back to the Basics: Foundations Every Elementary Teacher Needs to Thrive classroom management classroom routines elementary classroom elementary teacher

Just like we teach our students, sometimes we need to revisit the basics of a subject or topic to make sure we have a strong foundation.

When it comes to teaching, it’s easy to get swept up in the day-to-day routine tasks– paperwork, grading, assessments, field trip forms, and...

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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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How to Convert Your Class from Chaos to Calm with Classroom Management classroom community classroom management classroom routines elementary classroom elementary teacher heart centered classroom

Having a strong classroom community is so important to me. I truly believe that it is the foundation of a great academic year for both students and teachers. 

A classroom without a strong classroom management system is more likely to feel chaotic. In these instances, building the connected...

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January to June Survival Guide for Elementary Teachers classroom community classroom management classroom routines elementary classroom teacher organization teacher tips

You don’t just want to survive the second half of the school year… you want to THRIVE! 

And I want to help you, because it’s easier said than done.

How can elementary teachers thrive in the second half of the school year?

Thriving in the classroom means different things to...

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