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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The Secret Formula to a Successful End of School Year as an Elementary Teacher elementary classroom elementary teacher heart centered classroom teacher tips

If you just looked at the calendar and realized, “Whoa! We’ve only got a few months left of this school year!” – this post is for you.

I’m sharing my secret formula to a successful end of year for heart-centered elementary school teachers, and you’re going to...

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What is Heart-Centered Teaching? behavior management elementary classroom heart centered classroom social emotional learning

You want to be the best teacher you can be for your students. 

You care about your students and you want them to succeed in your classroom and in their personal lives. 

You want to create a warm, welcoming classroom environment that your students look forward to coming to every...

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Three Key Social-Emotional Learning Skills to Teach Kindergarteners classroom community classroom expectations elementary classroom heart centered classroom kindergarten teacher social emotional learning

Social emotional learning, often referred to as SEL, includes all the non-academic skills young students need to develop and master in order to succeed at school, at home, in their friend groups, and in their communities. For Kindergarteners, much of the school year is focused on introducing,...

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