We live in a time where the pressure to be perfect is high, and our students feel that on a daily basis. As they get on Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, or other social media platforms, the comparison game is intense. Sometimes these self-doubts and self-esteem pressures can also make their way into ...
Hi there, I’m Crystal! I’m so glad you stopped by!
I am a Middle Grades English Language Arts Teacher turned Instructional Coach turned Assistant Principal. I have a LOVE for all things curriculum, literacy, data, and SPARKLY!
I hope to be able to share my passion for teaching, coaching, and leadership with you!
“When will I ever use this in the real world?!?” This is a question heard on repeat in the world of education, and I’m pretty sure every teacher has heard it at one point or another. There are times when it is hard to answer this question, but one time that the answer is ALWAYS a given is when it ...
It’s the start of the year, and you have just received your roster. You look on there, and... there. It. is. That one student. The one whose name you heard all last year. The one who was in the office all the time. The one the teachers warned you about. Ugh. ... This is the mindset that sets ...
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