Tag Archives: time

Taking Time to Build or Strengthen Relationships

It’s the beginning of a new school year in my district; we work on a modified year-round calendar. Many leaders have already hit the ground running, filling up their calendars, facilitating professional development, planning activities, and preparing for our students’ … 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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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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