Author Archives: Amy's Reflections

About Amy's Reflections

Director of Educational Services in Southern CA, taking time to reflect on leadership and learning

Checking in on Grace 2020

Recently I’ve been spending more time writing in my own private journal.  Throughout my entire life I have gone through phases where I journaled a lot, and then wouldn’t write for a year, and then would journal sporadically and then … Continue reading

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What I Read in 2019

Every year I keep track of what I’ve read. I personally have a goal to beat my previous year’s record of books read, though that didn’t happen last year.  This year I also had a goal to read more Young … Continue reading

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My Word of 2020

Have you ever had a word choose you?  This year my word began to choose me as early as last September.  It popped up, and I noticed it and then moved on.  By November, it was appearing all over the … Continue reading

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Blogging Trends in 2019

The end of the calendar year is a great time for reflection, as is July for us educators as it represents another transition between two years. I began this blog in July, so I often reflect on my blog’s “birthday”.  … Continue reading

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December Reading Update [2019]

I’m so proud of not only how much I read, but the diverse things I read this year.  I’m publishing this in mid-December, as I’m about to leave on a vacation.  I know I will read more at the end … Continue reading

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Building Resiliency: December

In January I began a deep dive in Elena Aguilar’s Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators and the accompanying workbook. I hope to share some of my reflections as I build daily habits to strength my own resilience and support … Continue reading

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November Reading Update [2019]

It’s hard to believe that this year is almost over. This month I read: Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid – I heard about this book from a number of different sources, so I knew I would … Continue reading

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