4 Ways Teachers Can Take Their Daily Devotion to the Next Level

Does your interaction with your daily devotion look something like this? Read the devotion. Be amazed at the awesomeness. Think to yourself, wow, that is good!  Then go about your day and gradually forget about what you read. Repeat tomorrow. Sound familiar? Well, we all know the importance of spending…

8 Things Teachers Need to Stop Doing

“Yes, I want to do things to set my students up to fail!” Said no teacher ever. If you’re reading this I know that you want just the opposite. You want to know how to set your students up to succeed. Your desire is to teach…

The Perfect Teacher’s Prayer for Every Morning

A teacher’s prayer habits greatly influence their day. Having a little talk with the Lord first thing in the morning is definitely what I recommend for every Christian teacher. The way you start your day has a huge impact on how the rest of your day goes. I…

Classroom Management: Top-Notch Tips to Boost Respect in the Classroom

Call me old school, but, when it comes to classroom management and student behavior, I’m a stickler for some good ole’ fashioned manners. Some R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Can I get a witness? Just the other day I was assisting a small group of…

5 Essentials for Effective Classroom Management

Classroom management is one of the most important things that a teacher should learn how to do effectively. I also think it’s one of the things that is missing from college prep courses for teachers. I remember taking methods courses on everything under the sun, but receiving little…

5 Things Every Christian Teacher Should Do Daily

Let’s be honest. Teaching can be exhausting. You have the responsibility to do lesson plans, attend professional development, communicate with parents, attend conferences, grade papers, collaborate with colleagues, deliver instruction, and the list. Goes. On. The saying, “ain’t no tired like teacher tired”, is…

The Teacher’s Salary: How to Manage Your Paycheck Like a Boss

For the love of teaching. This is one of the reasons why you probably went into the teaching field. Because you love it. You love teaching students and making an impact in their lives. Nothing beats that look on a kid’s face when the light bulb finally turns…

6 Amazing Benefits of Leveling Your Classroom Library

This post contains affiliate links. For more information read my disclosure here. Check out this quote: “Struggling readers need to read a lot because it is during the actual reading that they can practice all those complicated strategies and skills they are developing in unison.” (Allington, 2009) Yes, yes…

12 Prayers Every Teacher Should Pray Daily

I like to think of the journey of following Christ as a big puzzle. With each piece of the puzzle coming together to form a beautiful, grace-filled masterpiece. Prayer, of course, would be an integral piece of that puzzle. A teacher who prays Just like a real puzzle is…

9 Simple Ways Busy Teachers Can Fit in More Quiet Time with God

As you grow in your walk with Christ, one of the most important things you’ll need to do is nurture your relationship with Him. Similar to our relationships with our children, friends, family, significant others, and so on, if you want to grow closer to God, you must…