Do You Have Students that Struggle with Reading? Level the Playing Field with this FREE Program

"And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased."-Hebrews 13:16 NIV Reading Can Be Difficult for Many Students Do you have students that struggle with reading in your classroom? Reading is the gateway to endless possibilities for our students. For many of our students, reading …

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Teachers, It’s Time to Reclaim Your Nights and Weekends!

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”- Matthew 11:28-30 NIV Are …

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This 15 Minute Morning Routine Will Help Transform Your Day

" And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people. "- Ephesians 6:18 NIV John Hopkins University believes that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The routine of eating a …

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Create Targeted Intervention Groups Using These Best Practices

"….Make the most of every opportunity."- Colossians 4:5 NIV Once school gets underway, you will be most likely providing some type of assessments to see where your students are at academically. If you do not know where they are at, it is hard to get them to where you need them to get to by …

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Feeling Overwhelmed with The Demands of Teaching? Use These Strategies to Gain More Time and Energy to Teach.

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” -Matthew 11:28-30 NIV As an educator, the days …

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The Plan That Will Reduce Behaviors, Increase Achievement, and Teach Social Skills To Students With Difficulties

People that have a "disability" label with their name such as ADHD for example get a bad reputation. They are seen as inattentive, hyper-active, unable to organize and make sound higher order decisions, etc. I would argue that ALL of us have some degree of inattentiveness, hyper-activity, and organizational problems in our lives. These students …

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Make the Most of Winter Parent-Teacher Conferences

"Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person."- Colossians 4:6 ESV For many teachers across the country, January and February are the months when winter Parent-Teacher conferences typically occur. Whether you meet with each parent in your own classroom for a small …

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Do You Want to See Your Students More Engaged and Motivated? Add This Tool To your Teaching Toolbox Today!

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.- 1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV Every year I have many students that struggle to complete their work, stay motivated, and work through difficult material. I am guessing you have the same situations in your classroom, right? This is what makes teaching unique is …

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Seeing High Quality Teachers Leave the Classroom? These Three Changes Will Help Improve Teacher Retention in Schools

In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.- James 2:17 NIV Our Current State of Education As you may already know, there is a huge teacher shortage crisis going on across the nation. In every state, we are seeing teachers either change jobs or move out of …

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Teaching From Home- Helping Our Students Thrive In These Uncertain Times

"When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.”- Isaiah 43:2 NIV As of last week, schools here in Michigan have been closed to face-to-face instruction for …

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What’s In Your Lunch? Healthy Lunches and Energy Rich Snacks for People on the Go

"So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God."- 1 Corinthians 10:31 NIV Do you ever find yourself starving around 10:00 in the morning or being sluggish in the afternoon? I have found this to be true for me quite often during the week. I started …

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Ways to Keep Students and Teachers Motivated During the Winter Months

"Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up."-Galatians 6:9 NIV How Many More Days Until Spring? For educators and students, it is hard to stay motivated during these winter months. The days are still quite short, it can be …

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Set Goals in These 7 Areas to See Success in the New Year.

“Write down the revelation and make it plain on tablets so that whoever reads it may run with it.” - Habakkuk 2:2-3 NIV It is natural for us at this time of year to reflect on the past twelve months. We may have set some resolutions to lose some weight, exercise more, get a certain job, etc. According to …

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Enjoy the Break, Teachers. You Have Earned It!

“Work and get everything done during six days each week, but the seventh day is a day of rest to honor the LORD…” -Exodus 20:9–10 NCV Christmas is a Time To Spend With Family and Friends Spend time with family and enjoy your weekends. This time of year gets really busy with events, report cards, …

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