5 Top Reasons Teachers Fail to Connect with Their Students heart centered classroom social emotional learning teacher organization teacher tips

Teaching isn’t just about standards, objectives, and measuring progress. 

In fact, connecting with your students and building healthy interpersonal relationships is one of the most important parts of your job, especially in the early grades. 

But unlike backwards planning and...

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Ten Reasons to Love Being a Teacher elementary teacher first grade teacher heart centered classroom kindergarten teacher second grade teacher teacher tips

In this season of love and compassion, are you giving yourself the same love and appreciation as you give others?

As every teacher knows, education can be a complicated field. And while the challenges and roadblocks are real, today we want to celebrate the reasons we love being teachers!


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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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