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Play mimics life; does school?

I recently spent an afternoon with my 3 year old nephew. For over 20 minutes we played a scenario that he created. We were driving two mini monster trucks around the living room where he directed an entire storyline. Our … Continue reading

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Blogging Trends of 2021

Over the last few years, I’ve done an end-of-year wrap up in the form of a short summary.  Just like the rest of the world, I find December to be a good time to pause and reflect and the year. … Continue reading

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Blogging Trends in 2020

Over the last few years, I’ve done an end-of-year wrap up in the form of a short summary.  Just like the rest of the world, I find December to be a good time to pause and reflect and the year. … Continue reading

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The Coach ADVenture is out!

I’m honored to share that my book came out today!  The Coach ADVenture: Building Powerful Instructional Leadership Skills that Impact Learning is meant to be a guide for all educators, in any role. Every educator can be a leader and an … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Another Year of Blogging

I tend to reflect on my blogging life twice a year – in July, when the anniversary of when I started this blog arrives, and in December, as all of the end of the year lists and notes come around. … Continue reading

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Does Stress Bring Out Your Best or Your Worst?

Stress.  It’s a daily part of life. Not all stress is bad. Not everyone reacts the same to stress. I find that stressful situations often bring out the best or the worst in people.  I have seen the best and … 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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6th Blog Birthday

I like to celebrate the birthday of my blog every year (see 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th birthday posts). I started this blog over 2,000 days ago.  I take this annual birthday celebration time to reflect on my blogging … Continue reading

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What I Read in March 2018

I only read one book in February, so I didn’t blog about it. I’ve added it to my March update. February: Paris Match (Stone Barrington #31) by Stuart Woods – I love this series. Whenever I need an easy read, I … Continue reading

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What I Read in 2017

I love to read! Some days, weeks, months, or years I find more time to read than others. When I was a teacher, I used to hang a blank chart on my classroom door every August. Every time I finished … Continue reading

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