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Building Resiliency: March

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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What are your core values?

Last weekend I was attending my monthly ACSA Superintendent’s Academy class and one of our class speakers was Holly McClurg, the Superintendent of Del Mar Union School District.  She took us through a core values activity. In fact, she took … Continue reading

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Learning Leadership from Big Brother

I don’t know about you, but every summer I find myself glued to my television three nights a week as each new episode of the reality show Big Brother airs.  I have watched all 20 (!) seasons of the show … Continue reading

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Revisiting My Core Values

A year ago I explored my core values with an activity by author Elena Aguilar. I wrote about the experience here. My three core values, based on that activity were: Equity Making a difference Trust This weekend I participated in … Continue reading

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New AND Different #IMMOOC

I am participating in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with hundreds of other educators across the globe, about The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros.  The blog prompts for Week 2 are: In Ch. 1, innovation is defined as a … Continue reading

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Breaking Out of the Boxes

I recently successful broke out of two Digital Breakout EDU games by myself! Having succeeded in my mission, I reflected on why this matters. These digital challenges were created by a colleague of mine who is very creative and is … Continue reading

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[Mentor Text Monday] Snapchat

All the cool kids love Snapchat. But what does this have to do with mentor texts and writing? Well, some of the coolest features on Snapchat are the daily filters. Each day there are a new set of filters you can use on … Continue reading

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