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Beginning Teacher Talk

Nov 24, 2021

Teaching is challenging. There's no doubt about that. As the holidays approach, your job may even feel more difficult than ever. If you are counting down the days until winter break and desperately need some time off, or maybe even considering quitting, that is very normal. Your feelings about teaching will ebb and...


Nov 17, 2021

If you are new to teaching English Language Learners, it can be challenging to navigate. You may wonder how to best support them and ensure that they feel like a valued member of your classroom community, especially if they aren't speaking very much English yet. I have some practical and effective ways that you can...


Nov 10, 2021

Children spent a lot of time learning from home in the past year and a half. Now that they are back in the classroom, it's a difficult adjustment for everyone. If you are struggling to take control of a chatty class this year, it's not too late to push the reset button on your classroom management. I have three simple...


Nov 3, 2021

There's a lot of negativity in the world right now, especially within the education space. Teachers are being challenged like never before, and I get it if that has resulted in you feeling stuck in the heaviness of it all. Today I want to remind you of all the light and joy going on in the world and in your classroom...


Oct 27, 2021

It's easy to get caught up in the constant rush of the day to day. There's always something more to do, but have you ever thought that maybe you're over scheduling yourself? I invite you to pause and give yourself some grace if you're feeling like you have too much on your plate and you're unable to get it all done....