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What I Read in July 2018

This month felt like a slow reading month. I listened to a lot of podcasts, which limited my audiobook “reading” and I probably watched too much TV! Here is what I did read this month (including an amazing professional book … Continue reading

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6th Blog Birthday

I like to celebrate the birthday of my blog every year (see 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th birthday posts). I started this blog over 2,000 days ago.  I take this annual birthday celebration time to reflect on my blogging … Continue reading

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Humans Crave Feedback

As a new teacher during my first two years where I taught in a middle school in Virginia, I struggled with classroom management. I was a 21-year old barely-adult who was barely taller than my 8th grade students that first … Continue reading

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Sit & Get… Compliance

I have been an educator for over 20 years. I have spent significantly more than 20 hours in my career, probably in each school year, sitting in meetings and being talked at. We often call these meetings the “Sit and … Continue reading

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Teacher Leadership Academy

This is a blog co-written by a group of teachers who participated in the first Teacher Leadership Academy (TLA) in our district during the 2017-18 school year; I was one of the Amy administrators who created the TLA.  Teacher Leadership … Continue reading

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What I Read in May 2018

This month I read 6 books. My Caribbean vacation helped to add many of these titles this month and into next month!  As always, I’d love to hear in the comments what you are reading and what you recommend. In … Continue reading

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What I Read in March 2018

I only read one book in February, so I didn’t blog about it. I’ve added it to my March update. February: Paris Match (Stone Barrington #31) by Stuart Woods – I love this series. Whenever I need an easy read, I … Continue reading

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