• Christmas Gift Ideas for your Students


    I found this video on my phone. Pre-Covid times. It was a video of my 4th grade class on the Friday before winter break. The laughs and pure happiness from my students in this video reminded me why I became a teacher. And it has to do with THIS Christmas student gift idea. It’s a […]


  • 10 Tips to Build Positive Relationships with Students

    Strategies to build relationships with students

    I know you’ve heard this. “Building positive student-teacher relationships” is a phrase we always hear in education. We hear it from professional development, our administration, and colleagues. But if you are anything like me at the beginning of each school year (especially when I was a new teacher!), you are probably left wondering at times: […]