THE FULFILLED CLASSROOM
GRATITUDE . JOY . INTENTION
MISSION: TO BRING MORE JOY AND FULFILLMENT TO CLASSROOMS
The Fulfilled Classroom focuses on bringing gratitude, joy, and living with intention into classrooms for both students and teachers. We create resources for classrooms that help students learn about the importance of gratitude, growth mindset, and inspire teachers to incorporate more joy into what they do.
Teachers are often consumed with their students' best interests that they can forget about themselves. The Fulfilled Classroom helps teachers rediscover their own intentions and goals they have for themselves. Self-care is not selfish, and teachers need this now more than ever before. Our goal is to build a community of educators who pour into themselves, and can therefore teach their students the importance of living life with gratitude, joy, and intention.
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WIFE . MOM . TEACHER . AUTHOR . ENTREPRENEUR
I’m Nicole, an educator, author, and entrepreneur. I spent over a decade as an elementary teacher, where I taught K-8. During this time, I participated in action research projects in math and literacy and presented at International conferences, such as IMBES and ILA. I have also provided professional development sessions to teachers in areas of Balanced Literacy, Math, and Classroom Management.
A few years ago, I relocated with my family, and therefore had to leave the classroom as I knew it. The pause from the busy classroom was a welcomed change, and during that time, I discovered a passion for personal development. As I set new goals and intentions in my life, I started quickly checking things off my bucket list: get my Masters, become a college professor, write a book, run a half marathon, start a business, and work on being the best wife, mom, educator, and person I can be.
During this time, I developed a positive mindset focused on gratitude and intention in my life. A focus that I wish I had ten years ago! It occurred to me that teachers are so busy worrying about their students’ well-being, positive mindsets and goal setting, that they forget to do this for themselves. It was then that I decided I would switch my focus from training teachers on balanced literacy, spatial reasoning and classroom management, to living with gratitude, setting intentions, and finding fulfillment both in and out of the classroom.