Flexible Learning Environments

Innovative classroom transformations are on the rise! Many teachers are investing their own resources, including time, money and materials, towards creating thoughtful, efficient, and sometimes even magical academic settings for students. Dramatic HGTV-style classroom makeovers tantalize us on social media, whisking away the industrial era of public school interior design and seating us comfortably–finally–in the…

Dream Catcher

A Reflection by eduConsultant Iris Sutton Little did I know, when I entered that Kindergarten class last year that, as usual, I would be the person that learned the most. As a teacher for 30 years, I have come to expect anything. I noticed the tiny faces and one in particular that continuously watched me…

Student Voices on Classroom Management

We are super excited about this post! Its content confirms what we have always known, and it comes straight from the mouths of babes! BEFORE When we first entered this fourth grade classroom back in the fall of 2015, we were utterly appalled! The class was unruly, disrespectful, and off task. Although we state it mildly, the classroom…