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New Year’s Resolutions For Your Teaching Practice

This time of year, we race to get report cards done, organize end-of-year events, and communicate with parents. We’re masters of making sure our students, parents, colleagues, and administrators have what they need to successfully close the year and take a well-deserved break. And once the last day of class before the holiday break rolls around, thoughts of downtime, eggnog, and comfy socks take hold.

Finishing the year strong is a great feat and it’s admirable to serve others in our learning communities. But what’s just as great is making time and space for our own reflections and professional development as teachers. And if it feels self-indulgent, rest assured that the time we give to ourselves will benefit others in the long run.

Let him who would move the world first move himself.Socrates

Focus on Professional development for teachers this new years by taking freshgrade courses in our professional learning network!

Professional Development for Teachers

Going into the second semester of school, and a whole new decade, what if you prioritized your professional development and gave yourself the time and opportunity to set resolutions, and also follow through with them? 2020 can be the year you schedule your own development—first to serve you, and also to serve your students, their parents, and your school community.

FreshGrade has some resources just for you and we hope they’ll help kick-start a decade of making time to learn, grow, and celebrate your indispensable role in the lives of students. Check out some of the professional development for teachers below:

Digital Portfolios: Teaching students to own their progress

In this course, you’ll learn how to promote self-reflection in students and deepen the transfer of knowledge. Click here to register.

I’m Proud of Me! Mental Health and Self-Esteem through Digital Portfolios

Educators deal with more and more instances of student anxiety and mental health issues. Teachers can make all the difference in the world, and in this course, you’ll learn how digital portfolios can help students who are dealing with mental health issues. Click to register.

Developing a Growth Mindset through Digital Portfolios

Move your students from a fixed to a growth mindset with helpful strategies from educator Peter Briggs. In this course, Peter shares how he encourages a growth mindset through regular communication with students and by promoting self-reflection in their digital portfolios. Click here to Register.

Have you set resolutions for your teaching practice or classroom yet? Are you doing more teacher professional development opportunities? We’d love to hear more about them.

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