How to Make the Most of Your Morning Meetings

If you’ve been told to start morning meetings or class meetings and you’re not sure where to begin, don’t worry! I’ve got you covered. I’ve created a year’s worth of greetings, sharing, and activities that you can use to make your morning meeting time productive and enjoyable for everyone. Morning […]

5 Ways to Build Empathy in Students

Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. We are able to use the tools in our toolbox to starting teaching empathy in students so we don’t worry about their future. It is a crucial social and emotional skill that helps us build relationships, resolve conflicts, […]

The Importance of Character Strengths in the Classroom

Let’s talk about character strengths. These character strengths in the classroom set our students up for success.A recent study by the Josephson Institute found that 92% of respondents agreed that “a major goal of education should be to help students develop strong character.” But what does “strong character” actually mean? […]

Self Management within the Upper Elementary Classroom

As an adult, we know it can be hard at times to understand our emotions and even display them in healthy ways. Therefore, we can only expect that our students are dealing with all of the same emotions and feelings we experience as adults, but they have much less experience […]