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Bloomz Teachers Bypass Burnout

  It’s no secret that teaching has a higher turnover rate compared to other professions. I remember sitting in Methods in Language Arts 3-5 at Heritage University when my professor prepared us for the cold hard truth of teacher turnover. He warned us that more than half of teachers change professions after three years. Why… Continue reading Bloomz Teachers Bypass Burnout

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Determined My Students Will Succeed!

Critical self-reflection is an important component to being a successful teacher. I’ve been thinking about how the first half of the school year went. Was it fulfilling? Did I anticipate it would go this way? I was recently inspired by Principal Kafele’s essay, SELF DETERMINATION: You Have Got to Want Success for Your Students BADLY! Principal Kafele… Continue reading Determined My Students Will Succeed!

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Invite Parents for Read Across America Day

March 2nd is National Read Across America Day! Students from coast-to-coast are picking up books and focusing their attention to the joy and importance of reading. Want to boost parent involvement in your classroom? Read Across America is the perfect holiday and Bloomz has the technology to help! With a convenient sign-up tool to organize… Continue reading Invite Parents for Read Across America Day

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Reaching The Whole School Community

Througout the month of January, classroom teachers at my school are teaming up to put on the play Bye Bye Birdie. We are spending two full days each week practicing for the play.  This is a fantastic opportunity to collaborate as a school community. Grades one through eight start each day together at 9 AM… Continue reading Reaching The Whole School Community

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Innovate Valentine’s Day with Bloomz

Valentine’s Day is a time for love and friendship in schools around the country. As a teacher, Bloomz helps me organize the details around Valentine’s Day and provides me with a platform to share holiday related activities. I can easily post sign-ups for parents to bring in healthy Valentine’s Day treats or party supplies. Sharing… Continue reading Innovate Valentine’s Day with Bloomz

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5 Ways to Effectively Use Data to Guide Instruction on Bloomz

Data analysis can provide teachers with information about what students know and what areas we need to reteach. Educators analyze and interpret data to make informed decisions which will positively affect student outcomes.  It is important to examine student data from a variety of sources to identify and confirm areas that need improvement. When teachers… Continue reading 5 Ways to Effectively Use Data to Guide Instruction on Bloomz