Stop Praising Kids And Do This Instead - Kiddie Matters
Praising kids can be harmful to their self-esteem and self-confidence. Research indicates that when kids are lavished with praise it leads them to develop a fixed mindset. Click the link to find out what you can do instead. #growthmindset #counseling parenting
Behavior Binder: ABC Data, Behavior Tracking and Behavior Management Resources
Behavior binder for behavior data tracking, ABC data, and many behavior resources for teachers.
5 Classroom Management Tips for Center Time: VIDEO — The Simple Classroom
Center management for teachers! #classroommanagement #behaviormanagement
Back to School Ideas
It's a little over 1 week left of summer before my kids and I head back to school. Where did this summer go? It's been a very short and busy one! I don't know about you but the older my kids get, the busier we are. How does that happen? Summer camps, karate, band lessons,…
Art Values and Rules
I spent the summer looking at my class and my curriculum but one thing that I did was read the book Discipline with Dignity. It changed my thinking about how to run my classroom. I always thought that I had to not smile until after Christmas break and that all rules are non-negotiable. If you break a rule 3 times its a detention, etc. etc. The problem was that I don't fit that mold. Discipline with Dignity gave me back my personality and my own way to run my classroom. I love it. I discussed…
Managing the Art Room - Deep Space Sparkle
Its half way through my teaching cycle. Creating, balancing and managing an art room is crucial when I see each class only fifteen times per year.
How to Curb Questions and Empower Students with Anchor Charts - The Art of Education University
Has this happened to you? You’re teaching a lesson that is process based – possibly making clay pinch pots, weaving, or working through origami. You’re about halfway through and the kids are mastering the steps as you work hard to help anyone who falls behind. It’s hectic, but you’re making it work and it looks […]