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Overwhelmed teachers, this book is for you. The truth is that you can be remarkable without burning out. Drawing from the latest research and her own teaching experiences, author Morgane Michael delivers doable strategies to reignite your passion and replenish your well-being. Make a commitment today to begin a new chapter--one where you continue to make a difference while maintaining a deep sense of wellness, worthiness, and wholeheartedness.

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Seven Super Ideas for Celebrating Kindness in February

It's February...love month. Loving others, loving neighbors, loving our students, loving our children, and yes, you guessed it, loving ourselves.  Photo by Maksim Romashkin on Pexels.com Here are 7 Spectacular ways you can incorporate kindness lessons and activities with your classroom, school, or your very own children:1. Kindness Rocks - How to start this inclusive project in … Continue reading Seven Super Ideas for Celebrating Kindness in February

World Kindness Day Giveaway #smallactbigimpact

I don't know about you, but I think if ever there was a time for a little extra kindness, this is IT! Kindness boosts our connection to one another, helps soothe our anxiety, and brings about a sense of psychological safety. Let's mobilize kindness and make a big impact, together, one small act at a time!

Ep. 89: How to be “Teacher of the Year” (With Kayla Dornfeld)

Kayla Dornfeld is the 2019 North Dakota Teacher of the Year, and Mrs. West Fargo International. Kayla is a two-time (2017 and 2018) Global Hundred honoree, recognizing her as 1 of the top 100 innovative educators in the world. The New York Times named her "one of the tech-savviest teachers in the United States". She has … Continue reading Ep. 89: How to be “Teacher of the Year” (With Kayla Dornfeld)

Marble-Jar Trust (Brené Brown)

When starting up the year, I often refer to Dr. Brené Brown's brilliant concept of the Marble Jar. Imagine that the trust in each of the relationships in your life is represented by a marble jar. At it's core, Brené (yes, like most humans my age, I would like to imagine that we are on a first-name … Continue reading Marble-Jar Trust (Brené Brown)

Ep. 71 Three Steps to Self-Compassion (With Lisa Baylis)

We talk about self-care non-stop these days, but certainly, there has to be more to it than bubble baths and pedicures. In this episode, Lisa and I explore the three research-based components to self-care, the importance of getting intentional with your thoughts, and we complete the episode with the most delicious 6 minute mediation! Everyone … Continue reading Ep. 71 Three Steps to Self-Compassion (With Lisa Baylis)

E: 70 Kindness Ninjas (With Allie Apels)

Kindness has the power to change even the toughest class! Allie Apels is a mother of two, a wife, kindergarten teacher, and Sensei to her KINDergarten Kindness Ninjas based out of Airdrie Alberta, Canada. She is passionate about empowering her little ninjas to become kind, contributing citizens, and change makers. With their red headbands, stealth, … Continue reading E: 70 Kindness Ninjas (With Allie Apels)

Leadership Pitfalls: The Recognition Gap

Good leadership can be easy to spot, but deconstructing it can be so challenging. Over the course of the past year or so, through the interviews I've done with truly remarkable world-class educators and leaders, I've learned that so much of great leadership comes from trust and the deep, intentional practice of gratitude. Nothing makes … Continue reading Leadership Pitfalls: The Recognition Gap

Favourite Mantras for the Classroom

I was inspired to create this post after hearing an episode of Barbara Gruener's Corner on Character  podcast episodes. One of her guests talked about the power of mantras in helping to form a positive and encouraging classroom culture. I loved the idea. While I have strong values, I haven't always articulated these into classroom mantras so … Continue reading Favourite Mantras for the Classroom