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Posts by Gretchen Schultek Bridgers

100 Days of Learning & Leading

The 100 days of school milestone has arrived! This means there have been at least 100 opportunities to make an impact in and around our schools. As a teacher, the impact focus is on student performance. As a leader, the impact focus is on teacher performance. A large predictor of whether performance will increase relates…

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How to Become an Effective Team Member

Becoming an effective team member is the greatest way to increase teacher proficiency and student achievement. By working on our ourselves, we uplift the value of the entire group. This then increases the impact we all have on students in the classroom. Requiring educators to work together effectively ensures the level of instruction occurring across…

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Tips to Become a Stellar Teacher

Are you going to become a teacher? Maybe you had a student teaching experience or have started your very first year in your own classroom. Either way, the tips shared in this blog post will empower you to stellar teaching status in no time! But first, let me give you some general wisdom: Teaching is…

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Making Productive Rest a Priority

Making productive rest a priority is one of the biggest indicators of future creativity, accuracy, enjoyment and success. Did you know…? Productive rest allows your body to recuperate spent energy while only working on essential activities. This then allows the brain time to recalibrate. It processes old information to make room for new information. It…

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How to Become an Engaging Leader

Becoming an engaging leader can be a natural transition for educators. Teachers spend an inordinate amount of time designing and delivering lessons that authentically engage their students. This results in achievement gains for students all while improving teacher proficiency. Educators can leverage this skillset in their approach to leadership. It is essential to be engaging…

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Enhancing Communication during Digital Learning with Administration

Communication during digital learning can be an obstacle, but not an insurmountable one. This series of posts will outline ways to communicate with various stakeholders (parents, colleagues, and students) during digital learning as well as share what type of information to communicate. Although digital learning looks different for everyone right now during Covid-19 shutdowns, the…

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Enhancing Communication during Digital Learning with Colleagues

Communication during digital learning can be an obstacle, but not an insurmountable one. This series of posts will outline ways to communicate with various stakeholders (parents, administrators, and students) during digital learning as well as share what type of information to communicate. Although digital learning looks different for everyone right now during Covid-19 shutdowns, the…

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Enhancing Communication during Digital Learning with Students

Communication during digital learning can be an obstacle, but not an insurmountable one. This series of posts will outline ways to communicate with various stakeholders (parents, colleagues, and administrators) during digital learning as well as share what type of information to communicate. Although digital learning looks different for everyone right now during Covid-19 shutdowns, the…

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Enhancing Communication during Digital Learning with Parents

Communication during digital learning can be an obstacle, but not an insurmountable one. This series of posts will outline ways to communicate with various stakeholders (administrators, colleagues, and students) during digital learning as well as share what type of information to communicate. Although digital learning looks different for everyone right now during Covid-19 shutdowns, the…

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