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Breaking Hyflex & Remote Learning Visual Barriers

Breaking Hyflex & Remote Learning Visual Barriers

Help! I can’t see what my students are doing 😢 It’s important to visually see student work, especially this year. I’ll be the first one to admit that I struggled with feeling blind this semester. I’ve cried more than ever (and still have moments where I need to take a...

“We have done this before, we can do it again.”

“We have done this before, we can do it again.”

Have you heard? The doors are open to our brand new program Instant Impact Collaborative Cohort! If you're feeling overwhelmed, exhausted, stressed out, or lost, this was created just for you!It has become very clear to me that the message we all need to hear is...

Lesson Plan: Talking About Culture in the Classroom

Lesson Plan: Talking About Culture in the Classroom

Lesson planning- bringing out your creative genius, hitting all the significant points and essentials can be time-consuming. Lesson planning is probably one of your most time-consuming tasks as an educator due to the time spent researching engaging, current, and...

Top Five Things I’ve Learned about Teaching Online

Top Five Things I’ve Learned about Teaching Online

 I transitioned to teaching online about 9  years ago, I went from a face-to-face, 5th grade teacher to a fully, online facilitator. I’ve realized that I chose to make this switch, many people right now didn’t. On top of that, I’ve learned a lot through trial and...

The End of Teacher Overwhelm!

The End of Teacher Overwhelm!

It's past time to talk about it...teacher stress, burnout and overwhelm!  With all our best intentions, Internet and school supported resources, endless hours of planning and preparing, why is it so hard to slow down, simplify and care for...

Something has to change. But you don’t have to do it alone.

Something has to change. But you don’t have to do it alone.

The Answer To Teacher Overwhelm Is Here. The Instant Impact Collaborative Cohort begins November 9th. https://vimeo.com/464887604/f8b1ed1860 We've been working on this for months and we finally get to share our big news! Celebrate with us!!! Connected Educators are...

Support Circles: Creating a Culture of Care

Support Circles: Creating a Culture of Care

As human beings we are wired for connection. Beginning with our first family and then adding to our connections through friendships and relationships, we create an intricate network of people who are there for us through celebrations, challenges, sorrows and...

What’s missing? Let’s back up, we skipped a few steps!

What’s missing? Let’s back up, we skipped a few steps!

https://vimeo.com/465530028 Sometimes profound thinking comes out of the most innocent of discussions. This morning I was asked, "How did you crack the nut when you were creating online learning for teachers- the kind that truly meets their needs right...