Three Ways to Promote Teacher Retention

2022-10-17T14:28:25-04:00September 4, 2019|

Brookwood Elementary has a high teacher turnover rate, but not for the reasons you might expect. Last year I had two teachers leave for administrative positions. Two others went to middle schools because they wanted to empower kids at that age level. We’ve also had teachers leave to...

4 fun ways principals can boost teacher self-care

2023-11-03T10:36:25-04:00May 2, 2019|

Teachers are very giving people. I read an article the other day that said educators have the most unpaid overtime of any job in the world. And it’s true: We get here at 6:30 in the morning, and most of us leave at 6:30 in the...

Smart Goal Setting for Students

2022-10-18T04:20:47-04:00June 7, 2016|

Teaching our students to set goals effectively can be life-changing. However, as we teach goal-setting to them, we need to make sure we’re showing them how to use goals to have the greatest possible positive impact on their lives.

37 Affirmations for Students

2022-10-18T04:22:07-04:00May 31, 2016|

One of the easiest and most impactful things we can teach our students to positively reprogram their self-talk is the proper use of affirmations. We can also provide them with tried and true affirmations for teens that have helped millions of their peers.

How to Leave the Past Behind

2022-10-18T05:18:01-04:00February 11, 2016|

While many people fixate on the past, others successfully move on from difficult experiences. These people understand that they can’t change the past, but they can work toward a better future. They commit to focusing on what they can change, rather than what’s already occurred. Read on for some helpful tips on how to leave the past behind that will drastically improve your life.

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