Tag Archives: adult learning

Things I’m Loving Friday, Volume 12

I enjoy reflecting on what in my professional and personal life has made me happy recently. Saturday writing friend dates: I am in the middle of data analysis and writing my final two chapters for my doctoral dissertation. One of my … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading (Volume 6)

Every so often I do a round-up of what I’m reading. Volume 4 was all about twitter and pinterest! Volume 5 brought back some real book reading and this volume I’m digging back into some books for some purposeful rereading. The … Continue reading

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Engaging the Unconnected

Over the last two years, I have read many blog posts, articles, and even some rants about unconnected educators. Why won’t they use social media? Don’t they know the benefits of being a connected learner? I’ve seen Twitter debates about … Continue reading

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One Semester Left

Throughout my doctoral journey, I have written about what I’m reading, and I’ve reflected at the end of year one and year two. I have reached another pivotal point in the journey that I want to capture. Last Saturday I … Continue reading

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Facilitating Learning by Questioning

I have written about questions before (related to curiosity and tough concepts). Today I am reflecting on how we as teachers, coaches, and leaders (my favorite roles, along with learners!) use questioning as a strategy to facilitate learning. I recently … Continue reading

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PBIS for a PLN

PBIS: Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports  Through my doctoral journey, I have completed a study of my district’s discipline data and a closer look at one of our site’s implementation of the PBIS system. I also attended two days of … Continue reading

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Things I’m Loving Friday, Volume 6

I love writing these posts because they force me to stop and think about what is making me happy as a learner and a leader. Similar to the idea of a happy file, I find these lists remind me of … Continue reading

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[Abecedary of Reflection] Voice

V: Voice One of the best parts about blogging is that it provides me with a chance to find my voice as a writer. I’ve written before about how important I think it is for for learners (both children and … Continue reading

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[Abecedary of Reflection] Quotes

Q: Quotes I just said to a friend the other day, “I could sit and read quotes all day!” One way that I like to push my own thinking is to reflect about quotes I read from other leaders and … Continue reading

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Progress Monitoring

I apologize in advance for yet another gym/yoga-related analogy, but this is my current life! During a recent workout session my trainer exclaimed, “I cannot believe how flexible you are!” He asked me how long it took for me to … Continue reading

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