The Impact of Parental Involvement in Academic Performance

The Impact of Parental Involvement in Academic Performance

Exploring the landscape of parental involvement in academic performance, this piece sheds light on a crucial factor shaping students’ educational journeys. Throughout their educational path from kindergarten to twelfth grade, guardians are instrumental in...
Teaching Soft Skills: Essential Strategies for Educators

Teaching Soft Skills: Essential Strategies for Educators

Think of the last time you nailed a job interview or led a successful project team. Chances are, your soft skills played a starring role. Today’s workplace doesn’t just value what you know; it’s all about how well you play with others. That’s where...
Energizing Focus: The Power of Brain Break Games

Energizing Focus: The Power of Brain Break Games

Have you ever observed a student motionless in their seat, eyes fixed on the clock, longing for school to wrap up? (You know that feeling, you have it every meeting that should have been an email). This scene is all too common in classrooms around the world. But what...
Finding the Ideal Teacher Gift: A Guide

Finding the Ideal Teacher Gift: A Guide

Finding the Ideal Teacher Gift: A Guide Ever found yourself lost in the colorful aisles of a store, scratching your head over what would make a good teacher gift? We’ve all been there. Hunting for that perfect blend of appreciation and practicality can feel like...
Excellence vs Perfection: Stop Overthinking Things

Excellence vs Perfection: Stop Overthinking Things

“Done is better than perfect.” – Sheryl Sandberg When I was a young basketball coach, I had a perfectionist mindset. I was 24, a brand new varsity coach, and I was going to create a basketball program that would become a powerhouse in Illinois.  That first year,...