Implementing Self-Care and Boundaries as a Teacher

Overworking ourselves has become normalized, but it is not needed. As a first year teacher, I heard the whispers about teachers who walked in and walked out at contract time.  I saw teachers stroll out the doors with tote bags full of ungraded papers. Today, I see teachers framed as martyrs on television as they … Continue reading Implementing Self-Care and Boundaries as a Teacher

Building Relationships in the Virtual Classroom

When most people think of virtual learning, it's not uncommon for images of boredom to come to mind. As educators during the COVID-19 pandemic, we're being thrust into the world of e-learning headfirst.  It's a daunting world that may seem so different than in-person instruction for a lot of us, but I promise quality connections … Continue reading Building Relationships in the Virtual Classroom

HOW TO: Make Any PDF an Editable Google Classroom Assessment

Distance learning throws us a million curveballs a day, but having to find new resources shouldn't be one of them. Did you know you can use WORKSHEETS you already have?  Making a PDF into an editable Google file is extremely easy. Step 1: Go to a free PDF converter.  I like using this one (it's … Continue reading HOW TO: Make Any PDF an Editable Google Classroom Assessment