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                Starfish in the Hospital

                At the time, I had no idea that she was going to die. Spending those days with my dad going in and out of Boston watching over her as she lay in the ICU bed, I kept hoping and praying for a miracle, because, well, she deserved it. We spent hours a day going in,...

                Meaningful Teacher Reflection

                Meaningful Teacher Reflection - it's part of becoming a better educator. And I'm sure it is an expectation for you to reflect on your teaching practices at one time or another. Chances are, you do it already as you create new goals, prepare for observations or look...

                Make a Difference Every Day!

                Teaching is Tough Teaching is tough and classroom disruptions keep ramping up.  This can lead to you feeling on the brink of burnout.  The thing is, you are a caring, creative teacher.  You are built to teach.  And your students deserve to learn in a safe, learning...

                Music Sets the Tone

                In recent weeks, I've been researching out how to use music as a tool for focusing and working in preparation for one of the focuses of this year's Winter Teacher Art Retreat. We probably have all experienced music (or the lack of it) in a variety of places:...

                The Role Teachers Play in SEL

                Your reach as an educator is vast!  In other words, you have so much potential and so many opportunities to make a difference in your students’ lives.I don’t know about you, but I got into teaching to do just that.  I wanted to make a difference in my students' lives...

                How to Soundtrack your Remote Classroom

                Soundtracking your classroom helps with students' calm and focus and can reduce their anxiety while creating an atmosphere for learning. Soundtracking can benefit your students so much - even online!  In this video, you will learn how to set up, test and play music to...

                Teachers: Find Your Ultimate Why

                Why did you get into teaching? Was it because you just love kids? Or maybe you're super passionate about a certain topic or subject that you teach. So many teachers go into this profession with optimism and so much hope. And then, when they get into the job and they...

                Teaching Remotely from Home

                This workshop is geared to teachers who are transitioning to teaching remotely from home.  Learn some tips about mindset, how to keep connections with your students, and where you can get FREE resources for your students and yourself! And you can even earn PD for this...

                SEL Song Lyrics

                What better way to teach students about Social Emotional Learning than through the ARTS?  A colleague of mine said it best: "Art IS SEL!"   And if music is an expression of humanity, then music is a way we can learn about our abilities to love and be loved, to...