Tag: support

How and Why we Outsource Homework Help

What is the thing parents of school-aged kids dread the most? Homework! Now, some schools and teachers have adopted a no homework policy, and that’s great! I’m all for no homework, but that is not the reality for most of us. So what do we do with this necessity in our lives? There are tons …

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I Think My Child is Being Bullied

Today is National Stop Bullying Day. It is referred to by some as “Unity Day” and is observed annually on the second Wednesday in October. This annual designation is designed to bring awareness of the need to stand up against and put an end to bullying. What NOT To Do When You Think Your Child Is Being Bullied …

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Banish Back to School Burnout

Around here it seems that Back to School stuff is out in stores earlier and earlier every year. This year I think it was out at the beginning of July!! We just finish Fourth of July and then the stores throw out all the Back to School supplies. I don’t know about you, but as …

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Incorporating affirmations into your classroom

If you are like most teachers, you find lots of great ideas (we looove Pinterest) but you just can’t find the time or the step-by-step implementation of incorporating this new idea. If you have discovered or begun exploring the benefits of affirmations I’m not going to leave you hanging to figure the rest out on …

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Teaching kids how to talk to themselves

We covered the importance of why how we speak to students matter in this post, but even more important than that is what students are saying to themselves. If we as educators and parents can teach students how to change their self-talk we will equip them with skills they can use for the rest of their …

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How can we best support students?

How can we best support students? This is a question teachers, parents and administrators are constantly asking themselves. Is is academic support they need? Is it more time to play outside? Is it more support from home? Is it consistency? Is it collaborative learning teams? Is is better behavior or classroom management? Is it routines …

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