Let me get real with you for a minute. As teachers, we often forget that we have the power to transform the classroom if we see the momentum in our classrooms draining. Right now is the perfect time to do this- if needed. The second half of the school year can be the most engaging and stimulating for these reasons.
I was elated to be invited again to write an article for Corwin Connect. This topic is ever so important, especially as the honeymoon period quickly wears off as we head into October. I’ve included a handy short assessment you can take to quickly see how you are doing.
Here is a podcast I did with Arizona K-12 Center to give practical tips to beginning a school year with engagement and connection. This information is so helpful for any teacher about to start a new school year. Happy listening!
Season 4: Episode 2: Beginning the School Year Successfully (#23)
In this webinar I cover:
Learn easy and practical strategies for connecting with the “tough students” in your class
Learn ways to motivate your seemingly “lazy students”
Learn a never-before-heard-of guaranteed way to keep students on task when you are covering classes
Need a few easy but effective classroom management tips to build your students up? A few weeks ago, I was invited to be a featured author in Corwin Connect. In this article I explain a few simple adjustments we can make in the classroom tomorrow to have a huge impact on student learning and classroom culture.