Awareness :: Re-Thinking Retention

Dear Fellow Educators, As April and May approach, a lot of discussion turns to planning for the following year, with particular emphasis on promoting or retaining students in their current grade. In the last month this year, I’ve had more … Continue reading

Freebies :: #KindnessNation

Inauguration Day is here. As educators, we have the ability to help reinforce values that many of us feel are significantly important at this transition time in our history. An eager group of TpT sellers have been flooding TpT with … Continue reading

Get Out and Vote!

This blog has never been about one political agenda or the other, but about providing school social workers, counselors, psychologists, SLPs, or teachers with resources, tips, and inspiration to meet their students’ social and emotional needs. That being said, one … Continue reading

Tips & Tricks :: Make-Your-Own Customized Planner Stickers

If you’ve been following along, you know I’ve been working on getting my Erin Condren Life Planner set up for when school starts. I ended up ordering the sticker book they sell, but found that I still wanted more stickers … Continue reading

Tips & Tricks :: 8 Easy Ways to Make Mondays Better

Let’s face it. Mondays are probably most people’s least favorite day of the week. I’ve never really LOVED Mondays even before I had a “real job,” but after working in schools, I can safely say that Mondays can feel like the.absolute.worst. … Continue reading

Why I’m Thankful for TpT

  With it being November, I’ve been thinking a lot of what I am thankful for this year. In working with the population I do, I constantly try to give thanks for the food on my table, the roof over … Continue reading

18 Ways to Scare a Social Worker

I recently saw a hilarious post on Sublime Speech about the Spookiest Things To Do To an SLP. I figured I’d jump on the fun and make a list for school social workers as well (I did borrow a few of … Continue reading

Inspiration :: Thank Goodness for SLPs!

In our building, we are SUPER fortunate to have 3 amazing speech-language pathologists. While this may seem like a luxury to many districts who don’t even have 1 whole SLP to themselves, our ladies still stay extremely busy! Our building … Continue reading

Quote :: Being a Rebel

I’ve written a post before about how to help kids who break the mold – who don’t fit in and who fight the way that things are “supposed to be.” Call them stubborn, headstrong, spirited, whatever you want. Regardless of … Continue reading

Quote :: Needing Love

I found this awesome quote on Pinterest the other day. Unfortunately, it didn’t list the author and I couldn’t find an author after googling it either. If anyone knows who said it, please let me know! *Update* Thanks to a … Continue reading