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Risks Worth Taking

Let’s face it, as educators, we like to play it safe. We like to earn our gold stars and cross all T’s and dot all of our I’s. We like to get things right. In fact, we fear failure. It … Continue reading

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Lifelong Learning Isn’t Just for Learners

What was the last thing you learned, or allowed yourself to acknowledge learning? In the hustle and bustle of our lives as educators we tend to miss the lesson we ourselves need to attend to; practicing what we preach. If … Continue reading

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Smells Like… School Spirit!?

I am a fall aficionado! I deliriously love the season, enjoy all the change it brings, love fall sports, and enjoy the feverish fun that results from a well planned and scheduled spirit week. There is just something about the … Continue reading

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Navigating Your Classroom Narrative

Right now, someone is sharing your story for you. A former student, a parent, a colleague, an administrator, a politician, a newspaper. Will you, the classroom educator be depicted as the protagonist or the antagonist in this narrative? What happens if … Continue reading

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The Great Balancing Act

Teaching can sometimes feel like the craft of a gifted ringmaster. Regardless of weather, engagement levels, attendance, and circumstances beyond our control… the show must go on! In a week plagued w/ extreme temperatures, rain, and potential hurricanes may we … Continue reading

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Forget “Finally Friday”

I truly love my job! I love teaching kids and working alongside other educators to make learning challenging, fun, engaging, and interesting for our learners. Does that mean that students are going to go home raving about every lesson we … Continue reading

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Google Classroom Changes

Like any online tool, changes come and changes go! This year many educators were shocked when they went to update or create new Google Classrooms to find the familiar gone.  Google has updated Classroom and while there were some shocked … Continue reading

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