Have you ever considered teaching middle school? Are you a current middle school teacher or administrator? I was invited to the BAM! radio show to talk about everything middle school. This is one of my favorite topics to talk about, as middle school is often misunderstood.
As we start to close down our virtual classrooms and head into summer this article by Larry Ferlazzo is every so important. I was invited to contribute to this much needed article highlighting the importance of relationships. As we head into summer and start thinking about next year, there are things we can do to proactively set ourselves up to be ready to have strong relationships with that enhance the learning, decrease disruptive behaviors, and overall give you more time to teach in a classroom. Read the full article here.
I wanted to take a second to talk about my second book Real Talk About Time Management: 35 Best Practice for Educators. For this book, I worked in collaboration with Dr. Edward DeRoche. So, who is Ed and why did decide to collaborate? Let me explain.
Ed is a time management B-O-S-S. He’s been a teacher, a principal, a Dean of the College of Education at University of San Diego, and has won the Sanford Lifetime Achievement Award for Character Education.
Here’s the second article in the time management series for teachers working from home during COVID. This best practice comes from my second recently published book Real Talk About Time Management: 35 Best Practices for Educators. Enjoy!
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.
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)