7 Ways to Make Learning Impossible in Your Classroom

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Class Management, Mastery Learning, Start Here, Survival

7 Ways to Make Learning Impossible in Your Classroom

We talk a lot about how to increase student achievement and improve learning in our classrooms. A lot of these conversations are centered around what needs to be added or changed in a classroom, NOT what should be removed. Many of the practices that still exist in classrooms across the country are not only outdated, but they are making progress … Read More

How to Start Your Day Like a Champion

Rae HughartBlog, Start Here, Survival, Teach Further

How to Start Your Day Like A Champion

As teachers, how we start our day could be the difference between our students’ success or failure. How we view each day, its challenges, and its opportunities, will set the foundation for how our classroom feels when students walk in, and more importantly, how they feel when they interact with us. If you’re reading this, it’s because you are always … Read More

Hey Teachers, We’re Doing It Wrong

Tiffany OttBlog, Innovation, Start Here, Survival

Education in the united states is failing because we're doing it wrong.

Education in the United States is failing. This is something we hear on the news, in politics, and from people we know. In response, significant energy is spent by teachers and friends of teachers trying to convince the world that education is not actually failing. Students lives are complicated. Poverty runs rampant. Parents are unsupportive. Administrators are too controlling. Government sticks … Read More

3 Ways To Reset Your Classroom

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Class Management, Start Here, Survival

3 Ways To Reset Your Classroom

Now is the perfect time to reset your classroom! Whether it’s the start of a new year, you’re coming back from an extended break, or maybe you just need to find a way to take back control of the 4 walls of your classroom, there are multiple ways you can “reset” your classroom and start to take back your sanity, … Read More