Tag Archives: Amy Illingworth

Building Resiliency: November

In January 2019 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 that … Continue reading

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Introverted Adventurer

Do you consider yourself an introvert, an extrovert or an ambivert somewhere in between? I consider myself an introvert for the following reasons: Being in large crowds drains me of energy and I need alone, quiet time to recharge. I … Continue reading

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October Reading Update [2019]

My reading life goes through phases. Some months I’m into audiobooks every day in a row, and then I switch over to catch up on my favorite podcasts and I skip books for awhile. Some weeks I have many late … Continue reading

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Unsolicited Feedback

Have you ever received unsolicited feedback?  If you are a living, breathing human who interacts with real people (or internet trolls), I’m sure you have!  Recently a friend of my received some unsolicited feedback that was so rude it was … Continue reading

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Building Resiliency: October

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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Sustainability Education

What does sustainability education look like in your school system? How green is your school/ district?  I recently attended the Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summit. The job I began in July is in a school district that has … Continue reading

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Observing lessons as an instructional coach

When I first became a coach, I was unsure what exactly I should write down during an observation. Over time, my coaching skills improved and I began to work with teachers on their own personal focus area. For instance, if … Continue reading

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