Rich Relationship Building With 3 Easy Layers: Yes, Even Virtually!

Rich Relationship Building With 3 Easy Layers: Yes, Even Virtually! By LeAnn Nickelsen, M.Ed. Much of our nation is meeting, learning, communicating, and planning virtually within the educational realm.  We all know the power of building trusting, positive relationships that support one another on the journey of life.  Research has confirmed for years that positive,…

The Best End-of-Year Closure and the Most Powerful Gift for Teachers and Their Students

The Best End-of-Year Closure and the Most Powerful Gift for Teachers and Their Students By LeAnn Nickelsen, M.Ed. Originally written for the Association for Middle Level Education I’m sure you have heard the following statements recently: No crisis should ever go to waste. Make the most of every opportunity. Crisis either makes you or breaks…