Engagement Makes It Personal

Not long ago I visited with one of my former students. I taught him while he was in his senior year. By his own admission, his high school academic record was a little above average. After high school, he was able to enter a program at a nearby community college, and his academic marks were … Continue reading Engagement Makes It Personal

Student Engagement: It’s As Easy As ABC PFC!

The last quarter of the academic year can be challenging for students, because they are starting to focus more on their outdoor activities. Even so, there are ways that teachers can help students dig deep and engage in their learning.  In the article 6 Intrinsic Motivators to Power Up Your Teaching, author Mike Anderson identifies … Continue reading Student Engagement: It’s As Easy As ABC PFC!

Four Components of Self-Care

Teachers are known to be caring professionals. They give so much time and energy to caring for the needs of students, colleagues, family members, and friends at the expense of their own needs. Often times, they give so much to others that they are completely spent and burn out. The best way to fight the … Continue reading Four Components of Self-Care