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Mapping Intentions for Back to School

Preparing for a new school year means more than printing, decorating, and organizing—it’s also about getting into the right frame of mind.

July 13, 2023

Teachers experience a lot of of hustle and bustle as they prep to go back to school. But planning can be more impactful when they consider their long-term goals and focus on adopting the right mindsets for the work ahead—considering big ideas, prioritizing relationships, and staying flexible.

To read more about the research cited in this video, check out the links below.

Some ideas in this video were inspired by educator Nancy Flanagan’s EdWeek article “10 Non-Standard Ideas About Going Back to School.”

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