Sun.Feb 28, 2021

Extending Grace to Yourself

A Principal's Reflections

The shift to remote and hybrid learning has not been easy, and I don't think anyone would claim that the journey was smooth sailing. As I continue to work with districts and schools on an on-going basis, I try my best to help them overcome continuous challenges and frustrations.

Substitute teacher crisis forces districts to turn to local businesses and recent grads

The Hechinger Report

Stefanie Fernandez usually spends her work week in the finance office of Independent Stave, a company that manufactures oak barrels for bourbon and other spirits, headquartered in Lebanon, Missouri. This story also appeared in NBC News.


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Good things ARE happening: How to find thoughts that feel better

The Cornerstone for Teachers

In a time where there’s so much to be sad or upset about, we have the power to choose thoughts that feel better. . And, we can actively look for evidence that those thoughts are true and that good things are happening.

Tips for Attending Virtual Conferences in 2021


If you are considering attending a virtual education conference or have an opportunity to present virtually in 2021, do it! MS teacher and conference veteran Kasey Short shares tips for session selection, virtual connecting, avoiding screen overload, notetaking, and more.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.