Five Ways To Improve School Culture

Here is a scary thought: “the United States prison system forecasts its space needs based on current discipline data captured in our schools.” And even scarier is the fact that “this number has nearly doubled since 1974, with a notable escalation in the mid-1990s as zero tolerance policies were put into place.” (7 Mindsets; Teaching … Continue reading Five Ways To Improve School Culture

7 Healthy Instant Pot Recipes

Have an Instant Pot, but running out of recipes? Click the links below to help spark your cooking creativity with an Instant Pot. Let us know if you whip up any of these quick and easy dishes: 15 Healthy Instant Pot Recipes 42 healthy Instant Pot Recipes You Need in Your Life 15 Healthy Instant … Continue reading 7 Healthy Instant Pot Recipes

Ethics Training for Educators

Christy Ballard is the long time General Counsel of Tennessee Department of Education.   Nobody in the state knows Education Law or Ethics in Tennessee better than Christy Ballard.  And  she shares her vast knowledge. 

Self-Care For Educators

Many teachers all around the country live with stress every day. When we live in constant stress, our brains start to downshift. According to scholars Geoffrey Caine and Renate Nummela Caine, “downshifting is a psychophysiological response to threat that results in a sense of helplessness or fatigue. A downshifted person has a nagging sense of … Continue reading Self-Care For Educators

Nominate Your School

Tennessee schools with programs designed to actively manage their environmental impact or educate students and communities about environmental stewardship and overall good citizenship are eligible and encouraged to enter the statewide competition. Check out the 10-question nomination form, and describe how your school gives back for a chance to win up to $1,500. Deadline to … Continue reading Nominate Your School