Author Archives: Amy's Reflections

About Amy's Reflections

Director of Educational Services in Southern CA, taking time to reflect on leadership and learning

The Value of Reflection

While reflection might not seem like a relevant topic for my Time Management for Leaders series, stay with me for a moment! One of the ways in which leaders often lose time, or get sidetracked, is when everything is done … Continue reading

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A Year of Challenge

My word of the year is challenge. In January I wrote this about the focus this year: Here is what challenge means to me and what I hope it will bring in 2017. Professionally, I want to challenge myself to continue to expand my skills and … Continue reading

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November ’17 Reading Update

This month I read 5 books, bringing my annual total up to 41. My goal was to beat my 2016 record, but that is far away, so my new goal is to just enjoy whatever I read between now and … Continue reading

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October ’17 Reading Update

This month I read 4 books, bringing my 2017 total to 36. I’d love to hear what you are reading lately. Balancing Acts by Zoe Fishman – This was a cute, fiction, chic lit book I found on sale for … Continue reading

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Empowered Leaders Empower Learners (#IMMOOC Season 3, Week 4)

I am participating in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with hundreds of other educators across the globe, about The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros. These are my reflections for Season 3, Week 3 of #IMMOOC, and the prompt: Relationships and collaboration … Continue reading

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Good Leaders Don’t Do It All Alone

In my Time Management for Leaders Series I try to share advice for new leaders, leaders in new roles, and leaders who are working to get organized and efficient with their time, in order to serve as instructional leaders. In … Continue reading

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Changes in Practice (#IMMOOC Season 3, Week 3)

I am participating in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with hundreds of other educators across the globe, about The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros. These are my reflections for Season 3, Week 3 of #IMMOOC, and the prompt: What is one … Continue reading

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