Cue the confetti! Start the disco lights! Welcome to the Summer Planning Workshop! I am so very excited to begin and help you prepare for the 2020-2021 school year. I know that everything seems confusing and overwhelming right now. I firmly believe that if we take...
How to move past the ‘what if’s of our ever changing teaching environment during the time of COVID-19 Teaching.
Next to Christmas and my birthday, my favorite day of the year is Earth Day! I found out about it for the first time in college through a wonderful science methods professor that I had, Dr. John Beaver. Since then, I have always made a point to teach environmental...
Want to know the best way I have found to curb excess talking? How about the most equitable and easy way I found to handle classroom jobs? These two seemingly small changes made a huge impact in my classroom! Let’s talk about ways to curb the chatting first, shall we?...
Martin Luther King Day is a great opportunity to teach our students about the great legacy that Martin Luther created. This blog post contains a few activities that Michelle has used to help incorporate this in the classroom
Christmas is a great time to get students (and parents) involved in creative activities within the classroom, Christmas Art Days help to facilitate this.
Help those students who consistently do the right thing to feel recognised and valued as a part of your classroom. Give students the ‘VIP’ experience.
Michelle provides some valuable insight into how teachers can overcome the comparison trap and learn from and cheer on their peers instead.
Michelle explains the concept of ‘Morning Meetings’ and how they could transform the atmosphere within your classroom and the day ahead.
How teachers can get to know their students as real people, not just another body in a seat or a grade that needs to be assigned.