Building Your Dream Team: A Step-by-Step Guide

Are you an aspiring microschool founder or in the early stages of operation, looking to add instructors who share your passion for education? The success of your microschool hinges on the quality of your team, so finding educators who align with your vision is crucial. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll walk you through the process…

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Clearly Identifying Your Microschool’s Ideal Student

Clearly Identifying Your Microschool’s Ideal Student Congratulations on your journey to become a microschool founder! As you embark on this exciting path, it’s crucial to recognize the importance of defining your ideal student. This process can make all the difference in creating a thriving, transformative microschool experience. In this guide, we’ll delve into why identifying…

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Are you ready to build a vibrant microschool community?

Are you ready to build a vibrant microschool community? If you’re like so many of our school building clients, then you’re on a mission to create a nurturing and vibrant microschool community. Finding the first ten families (we call them your “founding families”) who share your vision and values is a crucial step in the…

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Unlocking Your Potential Through Self-Care

Unlocking Your Potential Through Self-Care Hey there, visionary microschool founder!  Today, let’s dive into a topic that’s close to the heart of every successful microschool owner – self-care. As you embark on this incredible journey of shaping young minds and crafting an educational haven, remember that nurturing yourself is just as crucial as nurturing your…

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What is a Micro-School?

what is a micro-school?

Hi there, it’s Mara Linaberger from the Micro-school Builder’s Guide to building the school of your dreams in less than a year without sacrificing your salary or your sanity, and The Micro-school builder’s handbook. Well I get so many questions from you about micro -schools. So many in fact that I’ve decided to do a…

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Microschool Documentation

The Power of Effective Microschool Documentation: Fueling Growth and Celebrating Progress Embarking on the journey of establishing and nurturing a microschool is a remarkable endeavor with the potential to transform young minds and communities. As a dedicated microschool founder, you’re well aware of the importance of providing personalized and innovative learning experiences that empower your…

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What Should I Charge for Tuition?

What should I charge for tuition?

Hi There! Its Mara Linaberger, creator of the Micro-school Builder’s 9-step guide to building the school of your dreams in less than a year without sacrificing your salary or sanity. This is the next video in our series that tackles your questions about building micro-schools. Today’s comes from the fifth step on the 9-step guide…

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Do you put yourself first as a teacher?

I was sitting this morning grading student work in the Mindful Classroom course I created for Wilson College. The teachers had been reading about integrating mindfulness into K-12 education. The article looked at the impact of bringing mindfulness into the classroom. One of the themes that came up over and over again was – when am I…

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Are hybrid learning models working?

WELCOME TO THE MICROSCHOOL BUILDERS WEEKLY ROUNDUP! Its been quite a week, hasn’t it?  I’m sure that you’re looking forward to the 3-day holiday weekend here in the US, if you are currently working as a teacher in a public or private school.  So many stories in the news this week have been about what…

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The Microschool Builder’s Roundup

I’m always reading about what’s going on in education – and I usually share the best articles on my Facebook pages (please follow me for that instant content if it appeals to you). And I was thinking…it might be useful to curate the best articles each week for those of you thinking about building microschools!…

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