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Educoach Blogging Challenge

While scrolling through my tweetdeck column for #educoach, I saw a blogging challenge created by Kathy Perret. I love blogging and photo challenges because they force me to do what I enjoy on a more regular basis. I plan to … Continue reading

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Another Day in the Life

My first day in the life post demonstrated one type of work day for me, in my current role as a district administrator. Because each day can be so different, I decided to capture a different day. I wish I … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a District Administrator

I read a lot of blogs written by healthy lifestyle bloggers. Many of these bloggers post “A Day in the Life” blogs every few months to demonstrate a typical day in their world. Every time I read one I consider … Continue reading

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I love Coaching!

I can’t say it enough – I love coaching! I love being an instructional coach, I love receiving coaching feedback on my leadership, and I love observing coaching. Some of my happiest days at work lately have revolved around my … Continue reading

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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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Abundance Mentality

What is an abundance mentality? I first read about it in Leading Every Day: 124 Actions for Effective Leadership by Joyce Kaser, Susan Mundry, Katherine E. Stiles, and Susan Loucks-Horsley. “To engage in synergistic partnership requires that both parties value sharing … 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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The Joys of Teaching & Learning

I had an amazing week at work last week! I feel the need to capture this happiness (for my happy file!) before the next round of stress begins. I spent two days with some stellar Studio Classroom teachers, examining our … Continue reading

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Supporting Instructional Coaches

This post was originally featured on Smart Blog on Education, by Smart Brief. Have you ever been coached?  Coaches can impact form, structure, content and meaning, regardless of the field in which they coach. I am blessed to work in a … Continue reading

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[Abecedary of Reflection] Zest

Z: Zest We have finally come to the end… of the alphabet! I know this is not the end of my reflective journey. For anyone who actually read A-Z, thank you! Thank you for sticking with me as I explored … Continue reading

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