Category: Teacher Talk

Growth Mindset for Teachers

There is all this talk now a days about Growth Mindset. It is the new buzz word in the education and parenting realms. I’m sure you’ve seen a ton of ideas for fostering a growth mindset in kids, either at home or in the classroom. But what I’m sure you haven’t seen is how to …

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7 Days to Better Mornings {Day 7}

Take Time To Review Your Morning Routine Regularly   Creating routines and habits for your mornings are a great thing. They allow you to do what you need to do to move ahead without having to spend a lot of energy and time thinking about it. That’s a good thing. It’s can also be a …

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7 Days to Better Mornings {Day 6}

The Importance Of Habits And Routines With your new morning game plan figured out, it’s time to not only put it into action, but make it your new morning routine. Why is this important? Because you want to make sure your new plan happens every morning without fail and turning into a routine is the …

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7 Days to Better Mornings {Day 5}

Come Up With A New Morning Game Plan Now that you have a pretty good idea of what you want to do in the morning, what you don’t want to or need to do, and where to find the extra time needed, it’s time to put it all together in a new morning game plan. …

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7 Days to Better Mornings {Day 4}

Determining What You Should Be Doing Is Crucial Yesterday we talked about finding the time in your busy morning to do the things that are important to you. Today I want you to think about what you should and what you shouldn’t be doing in those first few hours of the day. That’s an important …

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7 Days to Better Mornings {Day 3}

Finding Time In Your Busy Morning Mornings are busy and they can be quiet chaotic. If you have a young family and plenty of people to get ready and out the door, you know this first hand. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be that way, no matter how busy you think …

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7 Days to Better Mornings {Day 2}

Define Your Perfect Morning Here is my question for you this morning. What’s most important to you? What is the one thing you really want to do on a daily basis that would make a big difference, but you just can’t seem to find the time for? In short, what good habit do you want …

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7 Days to Better Mornings {Day 1}

I love mornings. Each new day brings new opportunities and it’s a chance to start fresh and do better. How you start your day, or more specifically how you spend those first few morning hours has a big impact on the rest of it. Think of it as setting the tone for your entire day. …

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Makeover your Morning Meetings

Morning Meetings are an engaging way to build a strong sense of community in your classroom. Starting mornings off with everyone together for a common purpose can help students transition into the school day positively. Responsive Classroom Morning Meetings have 4 components: Greeting, Sharing, Group Activity, and Morning Message. Today we are going to expand …

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Reading Logs for Kids

What is a Reading Log? Reading logs are pages where you either track the number of minutes or the number of books that you read. I remember having them as part of my homework growing up and now my son has one to complete monthly. Reading logs tend to be one of those little things …

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