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Accountability for Reflective Teaching

As educators we work hand-in-hand with our co-workers to hold students accountable for their best work efforts. Being united in our efforts, holding common expectations and classroom norms, and consistent instructional models are all exercised to help hold students accountable … Continue reading

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Shared Experiences Create Connections

Being a middle school child isn’t easy. We all know this. They are trying to figure out who they are, what they want to be, all while sliding into a mountainous mass of hormones, peer pressure, and attempting to assert … Continue reading

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Goal Smashing

As educators, we constantly talk about and teach our students how to set and smash their goals. We have learned about SMART goals and tracking data to help us track our progress towards smashing goals. I have decided to do … Continue reading

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New Year; New Blooms & Bugs

The 2017-2018 school year is off and running! I always compare my career and my adventures in edtech to gardening. Every year there’s new blooms, and those precious blooms are beautiful if we take the time to focus on them. … Continue reading

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Put Me In Coach

Have you ever tried to play a sport and just not been good at it? Did you spend more time riding the bench than you did on the field or court? Were you frustrated? Did it make you want to … Continue reading

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Growing Pains

Change is never easy for anyone. We ask our students to adapt to new buildings, new teachers, and new modalities/instructional practices every year. Do they grumble? Yes! Do they make the adjustments? Yes! As professionals it is equally important for … Continue reading

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Stomping Around San Antonio

I have officially been baking in the San Antonio sun for 2 days now. I love it here. The city is bustling with creativity, music, and fun events to go to. That doesn’t even begin to touch the food. Yum! … Continue reading

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