Psalm 2- Praying the Psalms Over Your Students

So far I have enjoyed praying the Psalms over the students that I work with, colleagues, and my own family. This has been a great way for me to intentionally stop and think about each Psalm as I read them. Although we are looking at Psalm 2 this week, I may end up skipping around …

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Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant!

“Well done, good and faithful servant!” - Matthew 25:23 NIV It's official! You've completed your first year. Way to go! This is a fantastic time for you and a big relief knowing that all of that hard work, energy, prayer, and self-sacrifice have helped to shape some exceptional individuals this school year. On these last …

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Ways Teachers Earn Income in the Summer

“And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.”- Philippians 4:19 NIV Congratulations! You finished your school year and helped improve the lives of so many children along the way! As the summer begins, many teachers are looking for ways to make a little extra cash. Teachers may …

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When Should Get My Master’s Degree?

"For the LORD gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. "-Proverbs 2:6 NIV The Importance of Continuing Your Education As educators, we are looking forward to the start of summer, and rightly so! You have earned it! For some of us, the start of summer might mean relaxing by the pool, going on …

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Interview Tips for Landing A Teaching Job

"Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. "- 1 Peter 5:6-7 NIV For those graduating college as a teacher, this is a pivotal time in your life in trying to land that first teaching position. …

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Experiential Learning Lasts a Lifetime

“Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.” John 1:3 NIV Making Learning Memorable Elementary and secondary students alike will not always remember the lessons you taught them in class, but they will remember the key experiences you gave them. Each year, the elementary school in which I …

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Want More Balance in Your Life? Set Priorities.

"Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning."-Thomas Jefferson Trying to Keep Your Head Above Water Does it seem like you are just being pulled around from one activity to the next? It seems as though …

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Creating a Plan to Support Reluctant Learners

" Commit to the Lord whatever you do,and he will establish your plans."-Proverbs 16:3 NIV Why Do Some Students Act Out at School or at Home? Students may display challenging behaviors for a variety of reasons. Many students, would rather act out than admit that they are struggling with the content. Students also may have …

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