10 Self-Care Resources for Educators

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“In a society that says, ‘Put yourself last,’ self-love and self-acceptance are almost revolutionary.” Brené Brown Breathe. Relax.  Slow down.  Nothing seems to work. The stress stays with you like your two-year-old when you want to go to the bathroom. Maybe it is because you haven’t placed the importance on your well-being as much as … read more »


Go Green for St Patrick’s Day with Skype in the Classroom

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What do St. Patrick’s Day and recycling have in common? I bet you guessed right, they both incorporate a message of green. So this year, how about going green with eco-friendly lessons on recycling? If you are familiar with Skype in the Classroom (TeachersFirst review), you already know about the many interactive offerings available to … read more »


Amp Up School to Home Communication

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A new year is a time for reflection and resolutions. Perhaps you have taken the time to reflect upon your teaching and want to make some changes. One area all teachers should think about is how well they effectively communicate with parents and family members as part of their ongoing efforts to make all students … read more »


Learning History Through the Stories of Powerful Women

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“I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it! Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.” Madam C. J. Walker Have you heard of Madam C. J. Walker? She is famous for being one of the first African-American female millionaires. With … read more »