Tag Archives: beliefs

Blogging Reflection

I recently rediscovered a Blogger account I have no memory of creating it (back in 2009!). It was my first attempt to make my writing practice public. I was very hesitant to say much and there is no record of … 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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Key Words

Every once in awhile I like to put my blog’s URL into a word cloud generator and see what comes up. The bigger the word, the more prominently it was used in my posts.  Last January learning and reflections were … Continue reading

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So Many Hashtags, So Little Time

How do you find and use hashtags on Twitter or Instagram? These days there are educational hashtags for: weekly chats slow chats districts schools grade levels content areas motivation mindset instructional strategies conferences professional development books and so much more! … Continue reading

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Most Used Phrases

A year ago I wrote a post about the most used emoticons on my phone. As I continue to reflect on how my words and actions demonstrate my beliefs, I’m thinking about the phrases we use most often. Read any … Continue reading

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Does your image match your beliefs?

Every once in awhile I like to make a word cloud of my blog. I posted two┬áin January. The word cloud below was a summary of my entire blog. Below is today’s creation. This is a quick summary of the … Continue reading

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[Abecedary of Reflection] Failure

F: Failure Such a negative word. So often teachers live in fear of failure. Failing our students, failing administrator’s evaluations, failing the state or the federal government’s requirements. Feeling like a failure. Students do everything in their power to impress … Continue reading

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