Giving Students the Best Start

As proven in research, we know that the first five years of life are a crucial time for a child’s learning and development.  All children deserve a quality education, but before education comes in this is what they need from the family and community that surround them. Here is a list of ideas that are Read More…

School Is About to Start: Now What?

Your classroom is being decorated and you feel pretty confident about what you are doing and what you have planned. Self-reflection is the best way to ensure you are growing as a professional– this, in addition to keeping abreast of current topics and new ideas in your field. Your classroom should be ever changing but like Read More…

12 Fun Summer Activities to Promote Learning!

Summer learning has a huge impact on accelerating your child’s success for the fall. When the last bell rings for children to be out of school, it is a time for sleeping, spending time with family and friends, playing in the water, taking vacation AND LEARNING. Children love to learn. Keeping that spark of interest Read More…

20 Fun Ideas to Partner with Families

There are so many different ways that teachers can partner with parents.  A strong reciprocal relationship is so important to a child’s success in the classroom.  I decided when I first started teaching parents were going to be my aly.  I was going to make sure that I included them in decisions, ideas and things Read More…

5 Ways to Create Effective School Newsletters in Less Time!

  Newsletters are undoubtedly the most widely used form of School-Home Communication! Parents are kept well informed about their child’s learning moments, upcoming events and monthly highlights etc. However, creating Parent Updates means having to spend countless after-work hours summarizing and manually formatting content. Here are 5 tips that can help you create effective Newsletters Read More…