Tag Archives: time

Taking Time to Build or Strengthen Relationships

This blog was revised to appear in the November 2017 edition of the AASA Administrator Journal. Feel free to check out the column in The Administrator.  It’s the beginning of a new school year in my district; we work on … Continue reading

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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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Memories

While most of my blog posts focus on leadership and learning, this one will be more personal. Today marks four years since I lost my mother to Melanoma. Not a day goes by that I don’t miss her. My mom … Continue reading

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Facilitating Learning by Questioning

I have written about questions before (related to curiosity and tough concepts). Today I am reflecting on how we as teachers, coaches, and leaders (my favorite roles, along with learners!) use questioning as a strategy to facilitate learning. I recently … Continue reading

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[Abecedary of Reflection] Think Time

T: Think Time Why pick one “t” word when you can pick two?! As I move towards the end of this reflective journal, I am reminded of how fast time flies. There is never enough of it when you really … Continue reading

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[Abecedary of Reflection] Slow Down

S: Slow Down As I get closer to the end of the alphabet and this abecedary journey, I am reminding myself of the power and importance of slowing down. While I had a list of possible “s” words ready for … Continue reading

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THE Debate

Common Core.  Common Core State Standards. CCSS. In some circles, these are dreaded words  I have read the rants, heard many complaints, held my tongue, and waited. I have also responded when I felt it appropriate. I have come to … Continue reading

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