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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Need Fun and Engaging Reading Resources for Your Student? The Reading Closet Has You Covered!

"Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow."-Anthony J. D'Angelo Keeping Students Engaged Over The Summer The end of the school year was hard. It was near impossible for a lot of families out there. There were so many factors that made the end of the year difficult for …

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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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Reclaiming Your Nights and Weekends Will Give You More Joy in Your Work

“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 One …

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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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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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