The Ripple Effect: Inspiring Positive Change

The Ripple Effect: Inspiring Positive Change

  Hey Bevin!  Do me a favor and make at least one ripple today! Last week, one of our well-loved division leaders shouted this to me in passing, and needless to say, it resonated. In this casual, impromptu moment, I believe he was alluding to the ripple effect. The...
Parent Partnerships:  Volunteers for Learning

Parent Partnerships: Volunteers for Learning

  Parent partnerships are crucial! Creating a variety of opportunities for parents to volunteer throughout the year can truly change the dynamic of the classroom for the better. Rather than using parent volunteers for standard organizational tasks only, integrate...
A Dozen Do’s for Student Teachers

A Dozen Do’s for Student Teachers

It wasn’t that long ago when I was a wide-eyed, eager-to-learn student teacher. I remember those couple of months that I jokingly referred to as ‘free labor’ to be challenging, enlightening, and rewarding. That quick snapshot in time undoubtedly laid...
Am I a Teacher Leader?

Am I a Teacher Leader?

Am I a teacher leader?   This is a question I asked myself when I was about 5 years into my teaching career, and to be honest, the answer then was, “Nope…not so much.” At that point, I knew I was a pretty good teacher. Some might have even argued...

Pin It on Pinterest