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Soothing the Worried Teacher’s Mind

Soothing the Worried Teacher’s Mind

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 22nd 2022

Those who have made it their mission to educate are a special breed. It has been said, “A good teacher is like a candle—it consumes itself to light the way for others.” (Mustafa Kemal Atatürk)Dedicate … read more
Peak Learning while Flattening the Curve

Peak Learning while Flattening the Curve

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 22nd 2022

Are you growing weary of masks, sanitizer, social distancing, quarantining, and online learning? Pandemic fatigue has definitely settled in, but we can still keep kids engaged and thriving while also … read more
Pandemic Persistence

Pandemic Persistence

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 22nd 2022

What a year it has been! Each day, families have struggled to meet the ever changing demands of the COVID lifestyle. Social distancing, school closings, hybrid learning, mask wearing, and hand sanitiz … read more
Virtual Teacher Appreciation

Virtual Teacher Appreciation

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 22nd 2022

This school year has been a challenge, so let’s make sure we take the time to honor the educators who have been working to keep learning alive during the pandemic pandemonium. Teacher Appreciation Wee … read more
Winter Reset: Spring Renewal

Winter Reset: Spring Renewal

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Feb 22nd 2022

It has definitely been a long cold COVID winter! But thankfully, winter doesn't last forever. Spring is bursting into bloom, and with it comes the renewal of warmth and the rejuvenation of spirit. It’ … read more
Physically Distant - Emotionally Inclusive

Physically Distant - Emotionally Inclusive

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Nov 17th 2020

As COVID-19 disrupts the world, experts continue to recommend the practice of social distancing. While we may have to remain physically distant to stop the spread, we do not have to be emotional … read more
A COVID-Creative Classroom—Top 10 Creative Ideas

A COVID-Creative Classroom—Top 10 Creative Ideas

Posted by By Marisa Rubin on Oct 7th 2020

Are you ready for the 2022–23 school year? We know there’s a lot to think about with the new (ever-changing) regulations, and that’s where creativity comes in. Yes, the new school year will … read more
​Keep Calm, Learning (at Home) is On!

​Keep Calm, Learning (at Home) is On!

Posted by By Hallie Gebel on Aug 28th 2020

As teachers and parents, we’re all feeling overwhelmed by the effects of COVID-19 on our everyday lives. However, supporting learning and keeping a sense of normalcy and routine for our kids and stude … read more
Get Ready! Get Set! Go!: Easing into Hybrid Learning

Get Ready! Get Set! Go!: Easing into Hybrid Learning

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Aug 3rd 2020

The pandemic has changed the landscape of back to school, but quality learning is still the goal. Leaders are striving to make good decisions that will best serve our children in this ever chang … read more
Spring Cleaning Empowers Kids

Spring Cleaning Empowers Kids

Posted by By Leigh Ann Pernell on Apr 28th 2020

Spring is here—that means that it's time to scrub, scour, wipe, and rinse your way into a fresh clean abode. You need all hands on deck, but if you demand that your kids help, you might be greeted wit … read more