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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Ways to Build Positive,Long-Lasting Relationships With Students and Families

"My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and reluctant to become angry."- James 1:19 NIV As we get rolling with the school year, it is important to open the lines of communication not only with your new students, but with parents/guardians as well. It …

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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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Stay Content While Maximizing Your Role- It Will Lead to New Opportunities

"Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added …

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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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4 Tips to Give You The Edge To Land The Dream Job

"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 With some of the latest reports posting in the millions filing for unemployment, there seem to be many more candidates out there vying for the same jobs as college graduates. …

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Creative Ways to Connect with Students in Person and Virtually This School Year

"So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another." - Romans 3:5 KJV Many school districts across the country have already begun their school year or will in the next couple of weeks. Whether we are teaching virtually or in person, making personal connections with our students in the …

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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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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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Happy Teachers, Happy Students-Reasons Why Teachers Burn Out and How to Overcome It.

"Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you he will never let the righteous be shaken. "- Psalm 55:22 NIV Teachers have one of the most rewarding yet stressful careers out there. Educators have the opportunity each day to make a long lasting impact on those that are in their classroom. Along with …

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Planning Ahead for Unique Needs in Your Classroom

" Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans."- Proverbs 16:3 NIV After the 4th of July, many of us realize that we have about a month or so left of summer break before we report back for professional development, setting up our classrooms, and begin preparing for the year …

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Where There is Contentment, There is Joy and Peace

 "I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do all this through him who gives me strength. "- Philippians …

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Ways Teachers Can Earn Extra Income This 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 I Go Back to School to 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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