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March Mindfulness

2015 is the year of mindfulness for me. This is my one little word, my focus, my hope and wish, and my practice. A few times this month I used the hashtag #mindfulness when posting pictures. It served as both … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Update #2

As February draws to a close, I am reflecting on where and how I have been mindful. February was not as easy as January in terms of my focus word of mindfulness. This month ushered in some health problems and … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Update #1

My word (focus word, one little word, etc.) of 2015 is mindfulness, as I discussed here. Throughout this year I hope to reflect on my word, and my work to be more mindful in my professional and personal life. In … Continue reading

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Word Cloud Fun

Way back last year, I read this blog post by Tia Henriksen, where she created a word cloud from her blog posts. I made a note in my “future blog ideas” file to borrow her idea for myself. Then I … Continue reading

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Wrapping up 2014

As I mentioned in my December reflections post, I participated in a photo reflection challenge created by Susannah Conway. Throughout this photo challenge, Susannah has become my reflection hero! She shared a mini journal, Unravelling the Year Ahead 2015, as a reflection … 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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Taking a Comprehensive Approach to Common Core Roll Out

I wrote this over a year ago and it was finally published by the Phi Delta Kappan Educational journal in their online Common Core support journal.  I’ve just entered a 5th grade classroom with two site-based Academic Coaches. We are doing a … Continue reading

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