Steps to plan a virtual school...

Now that you know the benefits of having a virtual dance for your school, where do you even start? As I mentioned in my last post, it is so important that your virtual dance be extremely engaging and fun for the students. They have an endless number of things to do on their phones, so […]

Planning a Virtual School Danc...

The one thing we thought would never go away, would never change, was the school dance. Prom, in particular, is one of the most significant events of a high school student’s career, a rite of passage that culminates their four years of hard work. Unfortunately, COVID-19 created a problem we never imagined; students could no […]

Working from home, not working...

As educators, and as parents, planning and time management are essential skills to be productive and effective in the classroom and in the home.   The new challenge of working from home includes juggling learning new software or programming to connect with students, trying to adjust the lesson plans that you had for the remainder of […]

#SAVE PROM: Virtual Prom 2020

Saturday Nights from April 18 – May 9 We are all affected by the closures and regulations in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Canceled vacations, postponed weddings, and abrupt school closures are just a few of the ways our lives have been impacted.  For high school students, social distancing means no school events – […]

School Closures – Activi...

Across the country, life has changed dramatically these past couple of weeks.  My school district closed on Friday the 13th. One minute I was helping my students rush to pack up their belongings for unplanned school closure.  Later that day I was home with my children, wondering how I was going to structure the days […]

What to do when you are stuck ...

When you were making fun and exciting plans for what to do during Spring Break with friends you weren’t planning on being restricted from so much due to an outbreak of COVID-19.  All you can think about is what you can’t do, but there are still some great things you can do to have fun […]

Prom Safety for Coronavirus (C...

You’ve probably spent months planning your school’s spring prom – the hallmark event for your seniors. However, amidst fears about the threat of Coronavirus (COVID-19), some schools are contemplating canceling large social events altogether. While each school’s decision is completely discretionary, if your school does decide to proceed with having a prom or other large […]

St. Patrick’s Day – A ...

March 9, 2020 Thinking about how to bring St. Patrick’s Day into the classroom for your high schoolers this year?  There are a variety of ways to use this holiday as a teaching opportunity, while also enjoying the whimsy and charm of rainbows and leprechauns.   St. Patrick’s Day is a special day for me – […]

Prom, the 2020s meet the Roari...

March 2, 2020 The first Prom Committee meeting is underway and you’re looking for the best prom ideas- epic prom ideas.  The year is 2020 and someone suggests, The Roaring 20s!  I mean it’s perfect, right? Now what?  Where do you go from here?    Take one this suggestion one step further with the ideal theme.  […]

5 Meaningful Valentine’s...

February 7, 2020   If you haven’t noticed the copious amounts of red and pink hearts, chocolates, and flowers in the stores yet, Valentine’s Day is next week! Although this holiday might not seem so important to most, you can provide a fun approach to it with different activities for your students! My School Dance […]