The Best End-of-Year Closure and the Most Powerful Gift for Teachers and Their Students

The Best End-of-Year Closure and the Most Powerful Gift for Teachers and Their Students By LeAnn Nickelsen, M.Ed. Originally written for the Association for Middle Level Education I’m sure you have heard the following statements recently: No crisis should ever go to waste. Make the most of every opportunity. Crisis either makes you or breaks…

Teaching so it Sticks! Using High Impact First Time Learning to Maximize Students’ Outcomes

Relationships with each student in your classrooms make an impact on their ability to learn well. These seven power actions will build positive results with you students: 1) Create Rules and Expectations, 2) Set expectations high, 3) Establish a joy factor, 4) Build trust, 5) Care about each student, 6) Create Learner Profiles and 7) Use a growth mindset and assume the best.

Relationship Game Changers: 8 Tools to Maximize Connections with All Students

Relationships with each student in your classrooms make an impact on their ability to learn well. These seven power actions will build positive results with you students: 1) Create Rules and Expectations, 2) Set expectations high, 3) Establish a joy factor, 4) Build trust, 5) Care about each student, 6) Create Learner Profiles and 7) Use a growth mindset and assume the best.

Simple Strategies for Developing a Growth Mindset in Your Students

Simple Strategies for Developing a Growth Mindset in Your Students

Dr. Carol Dweck, author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, says that a growth mindset is the foundation of wanting a challenge, persevering through the challenge, and desiring long-term growth and success. One of my favorite training workshops to deliver to all schools, but especially schools that are dealing with high-poverty students, is my Growth Mindset workshop.