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Whether you are teaching a lesson or learning one yourself, this website is for you!

Blog

See inside my classroom. Read each post to get the “inside scoop” on what is currently happening in our city’s classrooms.

Podcast

Geared towards teachers of all experience levels: tips and tricks for new and aspiring teachers. Hot button topics for careers.

Consulting

Educators of all experience levels can receive individual or group mentorship and coaching to increase effectiveness in class.

Resources

Find excellent instructional resources and webinars available on my Teachable website and TeachersPay Teachers store.

"I am an educator of almost a decade, passionate about cultivating talent in aspiring and new teachers through practical tips and strategies. My blog, book, and podcast are geared towards empowering teachers to enter the profession and stay there due to the advice and encouragement I provide. We have a real need in our nation for strong leaders in classrooms, and I believe its my calling and duty to coach teachers to achieve and maintain best teaching practices in order to drive the growth and success of our students in and outside the classroom."

Gretchen

What am I here to do for you?

I am here to empower you (teachers and coaches) to gain instructional effectiveness in the classroom through the content and resources I share here.

Latest Episodes

153: Students Become What You Think

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Teachers are busy people and oftentimes don’t realize that every interaction they have with a child shapes the self-concept of their students. Regardless of intention, what teachers THINK about a child can be expressed as an expectation that can damage or restore a child’s passion and potential. Tune in to hear solutions for how all…

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152: Silent Confidence Speaks the Loudest

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If you want to make a true impact on the teaching profession you need to adjust the way you lead others with a confidence that is silent but effective. Tune in to hear 5 tips on how the best teacher leaders personalize the learning experience of others to ensure they grow as professionals during their…

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Latest Articles

New Teacher Words of Wisdom

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If you are looking for a safe place to learn the ins-and-outs of teaching, join our Elementary New Teacher group on Facebook. I recently put out a post in this group asking the question, “What is one lesson you learned this year that will make you better next year?” Teachers in years 1-3 responded with…

Sustain the Learning Hype Throughout the End of the School Year

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Teachers and students alike struggle to keep their motivation high during the end of the school year season. It only takes a few people to alter the energy in a classroom and that can help or hinder the mindset of all learners. Many teachers send out an S.O.S. in the spring to their colleagues, asking…

Hot Tip Tuesday- 13th Edition

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Hot Tip Tuesday Each week I bring to you helpful tips to become a more effective educator on the Always A Lesson fan page on Facebook. (Give it a quick like by clicking here!) I decided to start grouping my social media posts into a blog post in case you didn’t catch it in your feed. (Want…

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Working with Your Colleagues

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Collaborating with colleagues can be one of the most powerful tools a teacher utilizes to improve their craft. Although teachers might feel isolated at times in their own classrooms facing a unique set of student needs, collaborating with colleagues can amplify the strength of each individual within the team, making the sum of the parts…