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Introducing A New Blog Series

As 2019 begins, I’ve decided to challenge myself with a new blog series. I read Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators by Elena Aguilar (my educational spirit animal!) midway through last year. I loved it, as I’ve loved all of … Continue reading

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Quotes That Resonate, Volume 4

I will often underline key quotes while I’m reading professional books and mark the margin with a Q, which signifies a quote that resonated with me. After my recent reminder about the instructional core, from Instructional Rounds in Education, my … Continue reading

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June Reading Update

Here are my reading experiences from this past month. This brings my 2016 total to 44. I read 44 in 2015, so I think I will be crushing that goal this year, for #read16in16. Never Go BackĀ (#18) by Lee Child- … Continue reading

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Even More Quotes That Resonate

When I read I annotate my books by underlining key words and phrases and making notes in the margins. Sometimes I underline a quote that I just can’t stop thinking about. Here is another post in my series of quotes … Continue reading

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Core Values

The Art of Coaching, by Elena Aguilar, is one of my favorite professional books. I have professed my respect for the work multiple times here on the blog. This month I finally began to read Aguilar’s newest book, The Art … Continue reading

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[Mentor Text Monday] Tweets

I haven’t posted a Mentor Text post in a while, due to most of my reading being denseĀ research articles. I remind my readers that research articles are not the type of writing you want students or teachers, or most normal … Continue reading

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[Mentor Text Monday] Paragraphs

For my latest mentor text discussion, I am going to study how authors create paragraphs. Based on my recent posts on writing (Fear & Formulas) and discussions with friends and colleagues, I wanted to explore the idea of what a … Continue reading

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