ACE It Together

Insights from ACE Students, Alumni and Faculty

About this blogger

Stephanie Machado, student at American College of Education

Stephanie Machado

Stephanie Machado is an instructional coach, pursuing an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership. She is a two-time Florida High Impact Teacher and was Teacher of the Year in 2015.

Stephanie is a dog mom to two pups, an avid reader, and a wannabe chef. In her spare time you can find her parading around Walt Disney World or hiking a local trail. She does her best writing with a cafecito in her hand, curled up on the couch.

You can connect with Stephanie on Instagram or on her personal blog, givethatgirlasnack.com, where she shares teaching ideas, recipes, and lifestyle favorites.

Posts by Stephanie

  • Professional Growth

    ACE Positivity Series: 5 Social Media Accounts to Fill Your Bucket

  • Professional Growth

    ACE Positivity Series: 5 Feel-Good Blogs

  • Professional Growth

    ACE Positivity Series: 5 Videos to Boost Your Mood

  • Tips From the Classroom

    Digital Resources to Make Virtual Learning Easier

  • School-Life Balance

    How to Soothe Your Back to (Grad) School Jitters

  • Professional Growth

    5 Uplifting Podcasts to Boost Your Mood

  • Tips From the Classroom

    7 Diverse Teacher Leaders on Instagram Who Inspire & Motivate Us

  • Tips From the Classroom

    3 Books to Inspire Teachers for the New School Year

  • Tips From the Classroom

    A Starter's Guide to Teacher Side Hustles

  • Professional Growth

    4 Books That Will Inspire the Leader in You

  • Tips From the Classroom

    3 Strategies to Stay Sane During Test Prep Season

  • Tips From the Classroom

    5 New Year's Resolutions Every Teacher Can Get Behind

  • Tips From the Classroom

    Boost Student Accountability With These Goal-Setting and Student Conferencing Tips

  • Professional Growth

    How to Land a Job as an Instructional Coach

  • Tips From the Classroom

    Instructional Coaching: Advice for Teachers Looking to Make a Transition

  • Tips From the Classroom

    Back-to-School: Icebreakers That'll Surprise and Thrill Your Students

  • Tips From the Classroom

    Back-to-School Season is Coming. Here's How to Start the Year Off Right.

  • Tips From the Classroom

    4 Books to Help You Avoid the Summer Slump

  • Tips From the Classroom

    Elementary Classroom Management: 4 Activities to Keep Students Engaged