Supporting Kids at Home to Do Their Best and Be Their Best

Supporting Kids at Home to Do Their Best and Be Their Best

Although a parent’s role in their children’s learning evolves as kids grow, one thing remains constant: you are your children’s learning models. Your attitudes about education can inspire theirs and show them how to take charge of their own educational journey. You...

5 Website Must-Haves for Driving K-12 Private School Enrollment

If you’re wondering how to increase private K12 enrollment, you’re in the right place. Let’s take a look at five EASY things you can do to take your website to the next level. This video will show you how to move people from visiting your website to...
The Benefits (and Some Pitfalls) of Project-Based Learning

The Benefits (and Some Pitfalls) of Project-Based Learning

Adults live in a world of projects, and with the myriad problems that accompany both work and life, people are often collaborating in various social contexts to get things sorted out. This system of cooperation and investigation of strategies and resolutions is the...
Did You Get All That? Showing Evidence of Learning

Did You Get All That? Showing Evidence of Learning

Are you lucky enough to be an educator? Those who teach know the drill. It’s the end of the week. You’ve spent hours perfecting your unit lessons, have relayed them to your students with all your effort and pride, like the Olympic torch traveling from hand to hand as...
Preventing the Perfectionism Habit

Preventing the Perfectionism Habit

Do you set high expectations for yourself and others? And how often do you feel you meet these expectations? How often do you feel others meet them? Of course, having high standards are both good and necessary to a productive life. But if you find yourself or others...
Busting Boredom in the Classroom

Busting Boredom in the Classroom

Let’s face it: sometimes, the world of academia can be, well, boring. And while the classroom isn’t the first place most people think of when talking about fun, it’s an excellent place for stretching those creative muscles and for exploring critical thinking in...
Helping Introverts Thrive in the Classroom

Helping Introverts Thrive in the Classroom

In the U.S., where one-third of the population identifies as introverts, it’s safe to say that you’ve got more than one in your classroom. But in this extrovert-optimized world, where being social and outgoing are highly prized and often rewarded, it can feel shameful...
Making Memories That Translate into Deeper Learning

Making Memories That Translate into Deeper Learning

What are some moments that stand out to you from school? Are they moments from sports teams or club activities? Engaging debates or a school science fair? What do you think makes them particularly memorable to you? Chances are they touched on something emotionally...
7 Fresh Ideas for Teachers This Fall

7 Fresh Ideas for Teachers This Fall

Over the summer, educators can take a breath, relax, and reflect on lesson design and implementation over the past year. A time of assessment and of gathering new tools for next year’s teacher toolkit. All while hopefully poolside with a tasty iced beverage. But where...
Making a Switch for the Better

Making a Switch for the Better

What makes a great Student Information System? That is the question Rachel Tally was forced to contend with last year. Rachel was a teacher at Salem Lutheran School, and she knew that the current approach was failing staff and students alike. At the time, Salem used...