Today’s interview comes from our guest blogger Kelli Iannacone! Ms. Iannacone discusses her career and a few things she loves about being a project-based teacher. She began her career in 1996 as a 8th grade science teacher. Four years ago when the PLTW position opened up at her school she began teaching 6-8th grades. OverContinue reading “A Few Things We Love”
Today’s tip comes from Jaime Spencer from http://www.MissJaimeOT.com Miss Jaime, O.T. is a pediatric Occupational Therapist specializing in the fine motor and handwriting skills of preschool and elementary school children. In this interview, Jaime shares her knowledge with listeners along with information on her free Webinars. Be sure to follow Miss Jaime on Facebook LiveContinue reading “Visual Perception Tips from Jaime Spencer an Occupational Therapist”
To win at anything worthwhile you need a strategy. A strategy is an action plan involving a series of maneuvers for obtaining specific results. A good strategy consists of three elements: analysis, formulation and implementation. Forbes contributor, Sheryl Lyons turns managers into leaders by helping them understand what strategic planning is and how strategic planningContinue reading “What is a Strategy?”
Today’s tip comes from my guest blogger, Christian Filigrana. Christian is the owner of AIM Fundraising located in Houston, Texas. AIM Fundraising provides full service fundraising programs that allow any group or organization to raise funds. After our interview, I was able to compile this top 20 list of fundraising ideas for any organization. 1.Continue reading “20 Amazing Fundraising Ideas for Any Organization”
Today’s tip comes from a guest blogger from a popular Facebook Group Teaching in Texas. Audine is a second-grade teacher. Our interview began as she described how she’s gone above and beyond to build relationships in the beginning of the year. “I am a firm believer in supporting the student and their family as aContinue reading “When Given the “Hard Class””
The word underdog, according to dictionary.com, is “a competitor thought to have little chance of winning a fight.” When I was a kid, I desperately wanted to experience the joy of reading. It wasn’t until I was in my thirties and became an educator, that I began to understand why. I remember the exact moment itContinue reading “The Journey is the Reward”
As humans, we are always going somewhere. We live in a fast-pace world. Although, I don’t believe in wasting time in life, sometimes I feel unaccomplished at the end of the day. I can easily get caught up in a never-ending cycle of some sort. I’m always starting something new. All the while, finishing somethingContinue reading “Is this worth my time and energy?”
The term VUCA was originally used in wartime military situations when US forces found themselves encountering an unknown enemy. Similar situations happen in business, causing corporations to deal with unknown problems that were not anticipated. The consequences can sometimes be described as slowing down of productivity, missed deadlines or longer production schedules, delay in deliverables andContinue reading “Facing the Unknown”
Many leaders might be afraid to be vulnerable and are somewhat hesitant to increase their visibility. Others are trained to keep their personal lives, their humanity out of the office. Sandy Coletta chose a different path when she began her new role as President of Kent Hospital by introducing herself through a story. In her book,Continue reading “How Personal Storytelling Can Improve Communication”
Today’s tip is to begin using social media. I know many of my readers are thinking there’s a lot of potential harm of using social media as a teacher. However, I challenge you to think about the 50 percent or more of teenagers admit to being online on a near-constant basis. Let’s meet our studentsContinue reading “Reasons to Use Social Media”
Ryder Carroll, the creator of the bullet journalist was diagnosed with ADD and this helped shape the concept for this unique system. It became evident early on in his life that he had challenges that other classmates didn’t have. He found himself in a situation where he had a condition and there weren’t a lotContinue reading “Bullet Journals & Trackers”
Closure is the step where you wrap up a lesson plan and help students organize the information in a meaningful way. This helps students better understand the concepts and provides a way in which they can apply it to the real-world. Once the students have made appropriate connections to the material, have them demonstrate howContinue reading “Accomplishment Stories & Project-Based Learning”
Hi, I’m Lillie. Previously a magazine editor, I became a full-time mother and freelance writer in 2017. I spend most of my time with my kids and husband over at The Brown Bear Family but this blog is for my love of food and sharing my favorites with you!
Subscribe to My Blog
Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.