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July 2020 Reading Update

This month was a balance of summer fun reading and ensuring I was continuing to educate myself. In July I read: Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner – This was another “good summer read” recommended a few months ago that just … Continue reading

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My blog is 8 years old today!

Each year in July I like to celebrate the birthday of my blog (see 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th , and 6th birthday posts). I’m not sure why I didn’t write a post last year, but I imagine my mind was in other places … Continue reading

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Happiness Hashtags

I keep sitting down, thinking I will write the next post in my green schools blog series (catch up on one and two), but it just doesn’t feel like the right time. How can I write about the amazing green … Continue reading

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The New Abnormal

It’s been over a week since I’ve written a blog post. Writing is one of those things that normally brings me peace, that relaxes me, and that helps me reflect. Unfortunately, the last week of my life brought so many … Continue reading

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Solar in Schools

I’m writing a series of blog posts to document my learning about green schools; work that I have landed in over the last year. Please follow along with my journey and share where you are in the environmental sustainability movement.  One … Continue reading

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How you choose to spend your time

I’m reflecting on this quote.  There are days or weeks when I feel so busy, so stressed, as if there just isn’t enough time to get everything done.  Then I find myself spending a weekend day comatose on my couch, … Continue reading

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Creating Connections Counts

Last week I attended AASA’S National Conference on Education, here in my own fine city of San Diego.  I heard some amazing keynote speakers, attended some great sessions, enjoyed lunch with colleagues, and even caught up with my AASA mentor … 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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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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An International Virtual Interview, Part 2

This is the third in a series of posts co-written by myself and Kristian Still, an educator from the U.K. with whom I connected on Twitter.  You will learn more about each of us and why we connected as you … Continue reading

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