Brain Breaks

Are you on meeting overload? Do you feel like your students aren’t able to pay attention during this time. We need to keep making sure we are taking care of our mental health and wellness. How are you engaging your brain during this time. When I was a second grade teacher we would do “Brain[…]

Healthy in Quarantine

Hey Everyone during this time it is SUPER IMPORTANT to REMEMBER that there are very good things that we can all do to stay healthy and not focus on the fear of this time.   Our bodies are designed to be able to do what they were created to do…GOOD NUTRITION and MOVING OUR BODIES will[…]

“I’m So Bored!”

As the pandemic unfolds, we are staying in our homes longer and longer. Even though it is very easy to drown in a sea of boredom, we want to encourage you to do some productive and potentially fun activities during this time! Now, we do not mean, clean your room or re-organize a closet for[…]

Healthcare Workers

Healthcare workers in Wisconsin are on day 10 of COVID-19 lockdown.  My alarm goes off at 0330 every morning so I can make it to work before day shift employees arrive to get “screened” before entering the building.  Every morning I think… is this real?? We spend hours everyday connecting with CDC, Wisconsin Dept of[…]

Feelings

It’s hard to describe the feelings today. Mourning is probably what I am experiencing. As I sit at my desk at school preparing to leave for more than a month…and, who knows, maybe longer…I weep.  I didn’t get to say goodbye to my little ones. I don’t know if they are ok. I don’t know[…]

Right Now

In light of what is happening right now in the public arena in regards with the coronavirus (COVID-19), the low income families who rely on free and reduce meals, families who work outside the home, and ALL of us are effected by this outbreak. Are you doing the best you can? I think we all[…]

Define and Identify

Bullying is when someone chooses to mistreat another individual and strip them of their dignity. Though that is the general way to describe bullying, there are many ways bullying can be done. It is important to know what types of bullying there are and how to help the target.  The first kind of bullying is[…]

Character by Maggie Frank

Character.  It is a word not used as often as it was even just 10 years ago.  But, what a need there is for people with character.  We are constantly defined by our character.  It is our attitude when we are approached for doing something wrong.  It is our spoken and unspoken attitude  toward the[…]