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3 Fabulous Tools for Using Music to Enhance Learning
In nearly EVERY training I have done in the past 20 years, at least one (usually many more) teacher asks me about the music I
Would You Rather be Trendy or Evidence-Based? Your Classroom Might Be Slowing the Learning!
Where do you look for guidance on ensuring your classroom is set up for optimal learning? Pinterest will show you some really pretty classrooms, but
Self-care September: Stress Less by Filling These 4 Buckets
It’s not a secret – being a teacher is HARD work. For some, teaching may be physically exhausting, emotionally draining, and socially lonely. But it
How to Jumpstart Your School Year Differently
There is A LOT to do to get ready for a new group of learners to walk through your classroom door. Perhaps you are overwhelmed
The Most Common Cause of Cancer (Hint: it’s NOT genetics)
Want to know the secret to prevent nearly ALL forms of cancer? Yes, it is possible. There is one overarching trigger for most cancers. You
Would Your Students Describe Your Classroom as Boring or Chaotic?
“This month seems like a lost cause for learning.” Have you heard someone say something like that before? I’ve got an idea for you this
The Power of Classroom Habits
Have you ever tried to start a new exercise routine, only to quit a week or two into it? Or had the best of intentions
Mirror, Mirror On The Wall – 2 Overlooked Feedback Tips for ALL (Part 3)
It’s that time again! Time to look in the mirror and see what impact YOU are making. No one likes to give their all to
What Mister Rogers Didn’t Know About His Neighborhood … But You Should!
In the classic children’s TV series, Mister Roger’s Neighborhood, viewers are swept away to a Land of Make Believe – a utopian neighborhood created by
Do You Carry This Around with You? If So, Please Stop!
What if I told you there are things you might be carrying around with you daily that are toxic? At your school, you may have
Why Students Talking During Class is Actually a Good Thing
Think all that side-talk happening in your classroom is interfering with learning? Maybe it is, maybe it’s not. The student talking to the student next
The Greatest Show on Earth – But only 4 seats available!
Have you ever been in this situation: you’re meeting up with a friend to go to a concert? Upon arriving, your friend begins to introduce
Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall – Who’s the Greatest of Them All? (Part 2)
It’s that time again! Time to look in the mirror and see what impact YOU are making (so far). We started with Part 1 in
The Bumpy Ride Down Memory Lane
Is it really that big of deal that you remember your 2nd grade teacher with brown hair, when she really was a blonde? Or that
The 50-year drought is over!
Imagine your best friend has set you up on another blind date. Based on the limited information you have about this person, you are certain
Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall – Who’s the Greatest of Them All? (Part 1)
Remember in the Disney classic, Snow White, when the Queen asks the magic mirror on the wall, “who is the fairest one of all?” Well,
60-Day Option to Rise Above the Occasional Slump
Does it feel like it yet? It’s that time of year … again! Does it seem like your students get off task more quickly than
Uncovering the Secret World of High Test Performers
(and how your students can do better)
Your student’s brains seem wired to forget much of what they learn, especially at test time. This might seem a bit discouraging to you, but