Each year, teacher interviews are happening. I know the basic nerves kick in, but now with an added layer like everything being VIRTUAL… I know it can get overwhelming. I am here to calm your nerves and provide some beneficial tips that can help you nail that teaching position! Honestly, most of this is helpful for in-person interviews, too, but right now we are virtual, so let’s get started! Tip #1: Ready Your Technology & Space This may seem a bit like DUH, but you know how it goes… ... Read More about 16 Tips to Nail Your Virtual Interview!
"How in the world am I going to celebrate the end of this unique school year with my students?!" Have these thoughts crossed your mind? I think we can all agree that no one has had an end to the school year like we are having right now. However, we are teachers and that means we are innovative, we problem solve, and we can figure anything out! Yay! Go US! To help jumpstart your end-of-the-year problem solving, I have put together a list, in no particular order, of some favorite ideas and ... Read More about 15 Ways to End the Virtual School Year
So often we associate the alphabet with Pre-K and Kindergarten students. The alphabet is a prime focus for that age, but big kids love their ABC's, too! We are starting to wrap up the school year and it is way different than any of us could imagine. Typically, we would be in the middle of test prep, but that is not our focus right now. Instead, our students are learning virtually and meeting with teachers during this distance learning time. While thinking of how I could keep my students engaged ... Read More about ABC’s Aren’t Just for Kinder!
It is definitely that "time of year" where students get tired, lose motivation, and have a lack of energy when it comes to engaging with educational tasks and responsibilities... throw distance learning into the mix and it's an additional challenge! Parents are busy. Teachers are busy. Students lack a routine and structured schedule causing them to not attend class or keep up with assignments... many students do not get the help and support they need and their motivation plummets, in result. ... Read More about 7 Ways to Increase Online Student Engagement During Distance Learning
Have you been seeing other people print on sticky notes and wonder how in the world they do that?!? Here are 4 quick steps to help get you printing onto sticky notes in no time! Step 1: Print the Template First, you will need to print the blank template or the template with the actual text that you wish to reproduce. You must print on, or both options, before moving to the next step. Step 2: Place the Sticky Notes Remember the template(s) you just printed? Now you are going to ... Read More about How To Print on Sticky Notes in 4 Quick and Easy Steps