Grow Your Professional Learning Network Before You Crash and Burn! Education is a profession in which connections are a must. We connect with kids, families, colleagues, and the community in order to provide the best learning environment. What about connections outside of our norm? Educators need a network where they go to receive affirmation, are … Continue reading Educators: Connect Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself!
Education is best known today for its mandates, emphasis on test scores, and a growing number of teachers leaving the profession. Not a day goes by where I watch the news and don't see something negative about public schools and education in general. What bothers me, and honestly (for lack of a better phrase) ticks … Continue reading Kids as Little People
The following post is written by Bethany Hill, lead learner at Central Elementary. It is dedicated to Renee Tarrant, first grade teacher at Central Elementary, because she was the inspiration. Her one word for 2016 is "thankful", and she reminds us each day that there is always something to be thankful for. Schools are in … Continue reading Working with Family