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Author archive for Camryn Yoder

  • Social Media
    Group of friends playing games

    Hang Up & Hang Out

    - by Camryn Yoder

    Recently, I posted a questionnaire on my Instagram story titled, “social makes me feel ____.” Surprisingly, I got a lot of interaction from the poll, with a total of 40 responses. The majority of the responses included keywords such as: ‘insecure’, ‘insignificant’, ‘ugly’, ‘anxious’, ‘performative’, and ‘lonely’.

  • Earth Day
    Earth Day in the classroom

    Earth Day in the Classroom

    - by Camryn Yoder

    Every year on April 22, we celebrate Earth Day. Earth Day is the largest nonsecular holiday, celebrated by 1 billion people across 190 countries. The theme of this year’s Earth Day is “Invest in Our Planet”. What does it mean to invest in our planet, you may ask?

  • Getting Hired to Teach
    We Are Hiring Illustration

    5 Steps for Navigating LinkedIn

    - by Camryn Yoder

    Since the pandemic, our world has changed in unimaginable ways. One change that many employees have undergone is a transition into the virtual workplace. Where there are many innovative benefits of the virtual workplace, there are also downfalls.

  • Books for Students
    Treasure Chest

    The Alchemist

    - by Camryn Yoder

    As days get longer and temperatures get higher, the promise of summer vacation is anxiously awaited among students and teachers alike. Although, the notorious and inevitable task that accompanies summer vacation may cause a couple of groans and even a few eyerolls. You guessed it, summer reading!

  • Like a Girl

    Like a Girl

    - by Camryn Yoder

    “What does it mean to run like a girl?”, asked the interviewer. The young girl replied, “it means to run as fast as you can.”

  • St. Patrick's Day
    St Patricks Day

    Slave to Saint – The Journey of St. Pádraig

    - by Camryn Yoder

    This lively holiday is a celebration of St. Patrick, a 5th-century missionary and patron saint credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland. However, the story of St. Patrick’s life and work is not so simple.

  • Women's History Month
    Women Marching for Women's Rights

    We Celebrate Women’s History Month

    - by Camryn Yoder

    For centuries, women’s stories have been overlooked and omitted in history books. That is why this month, we shine light on the past and present contributions of women of all races and backgrounds within social movements, science, business, policy, sports, and music.

  • Teacher Conferences 2022
    Teacher Conference

    10 Teacher Conferences for 2022

    - by Camryn Yoder

    Teaching conferences are back and in-person! Conferences are a great resource to network with fellow teachers, gain ideas and tools for your classroom, and grow as an educator.

  • Black History Month
    Professional African American Business Woman Black Health and Wellness for Black History Month

    Black History Month

    - by Camryn Yoder

    Every February, we celebrate Black History Month and all the culture, leaders, and achievements it entails.

  • Classroom Activities

    10 Valentine’s Day Classroom Activities

    - by Camryn Yoder

    Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to celebrate love in all forms. These festive activities are a great way to spread love and kindness throughout your school and are beneficial to students of all ages!