Category Archives: Inspiration

Doing the Heavy Lifting

Our blog post, due to the senstive nature, is submitted by an anonymous writer this week.  Our thoughts go to this teacher and any other educator ever put in her situation. My daughter is a third-generation teacher—following in the footsteps of … Continue reading

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Living and Dying by Lists

Today I need to be both productive and peaceful. It always begins with a deep breath.
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Psst…I’m a New Teacher

So, we have established a few pieces that will help: our new teacher community (NTC): Pssst….I’m a New Teacher, a free tutorial on the NTC based on the text, The New Teacher Book, and a free Toolkit o’ Fun.

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The Power of Mentorship

Mentoring is beneficial for the mentor and mentee is so many ways. Some benefits may not be realized until the mentee is an adult and may no longer be in touch with the mentor.

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What are you reading?

Mindset by Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D.
Do you have a fixed or growth mindset? Want to increase your feelings of success? Dweck explores the power of our mindset through the areas of leadership, love and parenting. Get to know yourself and your frame of mind by reading this text. Continue reading

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Keeping the Flame Lit

You don’t have to do wild and crazy things to infuse excitement and avoid burn-out, just make it a priority to change your routine and take a risk. The reward is a refreshed and learning brain, and less of an urge to get away from it all. Continue reading

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Confidence

Once I know that I can do something with even a little bit of flair or success, I want to try it again and again. This is the practice that leads to skill and success – in anything!

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