How Do I Get My Life Back?

Anchor Charts

Repeating and reaction vs. referencing and Reflection Anchor charts support and reinforce: Procedures, routines and how-to’s (see Agenda image below) Expectations for appropriate behavior Self-reflection Math strategies and vocabulary words Reading strategies and vocabulary words (pictured below) Speaking in complete sentences Standards for work performance and quality Anchor Chart Recommendations: Create it together no matter…

How Do I Keep Up with All this Technology?

Brain Break or Brain Break-down?

Ever hear about information overload? Brain breaks can reduce stress, increase attention, make space for new information, and increase productivity while oxygenating your brain and raising your level of energy! Brain Break Research: The science and benefits behind brain breaks Tire your kids out app by Go Noodle-  Great idea for indoor PE, too! Brain…

How Do I Make Time for Family Fun?

Dinner Discussions

Say This… Why? What was your most/least favorite part about your school day? Why? This will allow your child to think about something they actually care about and give them a safe space to share it with you. Who were you kind to today? Who was kind to you?  Helping your child develop empathy towards…