11 Ways to Cultivate a Positive Classroom Community

11 Ways to Cultivate a Positive Classroom Community

Note: All articles that are written under the Teacher Boss Babes tab have been shaped, in part, by valuable contributions from members of the Facebook group, Teacher Boss Babes. To join this Facebook group which is open to all teachers, click here. Classroom community. It is something discussed more and more amongst teachers and is […]

170 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting the New School Year

170 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting the New School Year

Prior to starting my first year teaching, I asked a few veteran teachers for their most important pieces of advice. Interestingly enough, there seemed to be a recurring theme. Routines and procedures are everything. The key to a successful and well-functioning classroom revolves around management.Management has everything to do with effectively implementing and consistently enforcing […]

15 Things to Know Before Starting Your First Year Teaching

15 Things to Know Before Starting Your First Year Teaching

1. Your relationship with your kids will be your greatest pride. I can honestly say the relationships I formed with my students were unlike any relationships I have ever had.  Even the students who drove me absolutely bonkers on a day-to-day basis stole humongous pieces of my heart. Perhaps it’s inevitable. You spend so much time […]