Guest Post · Technology

Using Bloomz with Our Robotics Team

By Rachel Nesbit I love using Bloomz to communicate with parents for my robotics team!  I coach students in grades 3rd-6th for robotics.  We meet weekly and have all day tournaments on the weekends at least once a month.  All of my student team members are in different classes and grade levels.  Bloomz makes it… Continue reading Using Bloomz with Our Robotics Team

Guest Post · Tips & Tricks

Developing Personal and Meaningful Relationships With Families

Remember when you were in elementary or middle school and you saw your teacher at the grocery store? It was like they were completely out of place and you couldn’t handle it because all you ever associated them with was the classroom. This was true for me as an adolescent. Now that I’m a teacher… Continue reading Developing Personal and Meaningful Relationships With Families

Guest Post · Tips & Tricks

Relationships Are Worth More Than A Score

It’s hard to believe May is the last full month of school. It’s even harder to grapple with the fact that this might be the completion of work between some teachers and students. People move, change schools, graduate, and teachers are reassigned. How can teachers make an impact in this final stretch of time together?… Continue reading Relationships Are Worth More Than A Score

Guest Post · Tips & Tricks

Spring Cleansing of the Mind and Classroom

Spring is an exceptionally busy time for teachers because of assessments, progress reports, and conferences. Along with those items I also have an overnight field trip and spring event planning on my to-do list right now. If I think about it all at once I will find myself completely overwhelmed. Simultaneously, the sunshine is bursting through… Continue reading Spring Cleansing of the Mind and Classroom