Guest Post · Tips & Tricks

Acknowledge Mindfulness with Bloomz

Students around the world are practicing mindfulness to develop and strengthen emotional health. In my class we start with a couple minutes of breathing. Students sit in silence for two minutes and notice sensations in their bodies. Students often report feeling calm after this exercise. During the month of November we focused on gratitude by imagining… Continue reading Acknowledge Mindfulness with Bloomz

Guest Post · Tips & Tricks

Holiday Self-Care for Teachers, Parents, and Students

Students and teachers are gearing up for winter break and excitement is running high! It is hard to believe we have completed the first four months of school and we are approaching a new year. I am thankful to my class parents for partnering with me through Bloomz to assure their child has a happy… Continue reading Holiday Self-Care for Teachers, Parents, and Students

Guest Post · Technology

Bloomz Participated in Computer Science Education Week

Computer science can help people, save people, and connect people. It is the art of blending human ideas and digital tools to increase our power. Computer Science Education Week was December 4-10, 2017. Millions of students try computer science for one hour in December. This year Bloomz participated in Computer Science Week to share and gain… Continue reading Bloomz Participated in Computer Science Education Week

Guest Post · Tips & Tricks

5 Reasons Teachers Should Assess With Student Timelines

Every student should have a collection of accomplishments from the school year. Artifacts that are easily shared with parents tell the story of the student’s development. Student Timelines are a reflection space and a forum for feedback from parents. Here are five reasons why teachers should implement them. 1. Parents are Partners in Education By integrating… Continue reading 5 Reasons Teachers Should Assess With Student Timelines

Guest Post · Tips & Tricks

Post Your Holiday Wish List On Bloomz

December is a festive time of year in the classroom! Holidays from cultures around the world are acknowledged and celebrated. Families are brought together through classroom parties and winter performances. This is the time of year when people wish to give to those in need. Parents want to help, teachers just need to ask! Be… Continue reading Post Your Holiday Wish List On Bloomz