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Educational Hot Topics

During one of my recent classes we had an opportunity to hear from a lawyer who specializes in educational law, representing many California school districts. He shared his thoughts on some of educational hot topics related to the law and … Continue reading

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Are you strong enough?

Recently I had an amazing opportunity to hear Dr. Terrence Roberts speak. Dr. Roberts was one of the original Little Rock Nine- the 9 Black students who entered Central HS in Little Rock with National Guard escorts for protection during the mandatory desegregation. … Continue reading

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[Mentor Text Monday] What Should Be

I recently began to listen to an audiobook during my work commute- A Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban. From the first chapter I was thinking about the writing as a possible mentor text (which was especially hard considering I … 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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When Worlds Collide

This summer I am taking two non Curriculum and Instruction (C & I) courses in my doctoral program. We are studying Human Resources and School Law and Finance. When I took similar classes in my Master’s program, I had a … Continue reading

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THE Debate

Common Core.  Common Core State Standards. CCSS. In some circles, these are dreaded words  I have read the rants, heard many complaints, held my tongue, and waited. I have also responded when I felt it appropriate. I have come to … Continue reading

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ASCD by the tweets

It’s been a week since I attended the ASCD national conference in Los Angeles. I haven’t had a spare moment to write any deep reflections on what I heard, so I thought I would recap some of my favorite moments … Continue reading

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Social Justice Leadership

I am in the fifth semester of my doctoral program. I just completed a course that I believe every educator in America should take. This course should be in every teacher preparation program, every educational masters’ program, every administrative preparation … Continue reading

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[Abecedary of Reflection] Expectations

E: Expectations What do you think of when you hear the word expectations? Does it bring to mind a positive or negative connotation? Do you hold yourself to high expectations? Do others hold you to high expectations? I know from … Continue reading

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