Year: 2019

Educational Blog Posts

My First Blog Post

Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.

Intentions

Leading through learning As a new year begins, I am always surprised and grateful for the “freshness” that is inherent in education. Teachers come back excited and rejuvenated, students come back with new goals and hopes, new students arrive unsure and eager to learn…

Energy

Leading through Learning “As a leader, I want to be chief encourager. I want people to know that they are appreciated, admired, and even loved. I think the best organizations operate as a family. There is trust, compassion and a shared sense of belonging…

Intuition

Leading Through Learning As I’m looking over my first two blog posts, I realize the purpose for this blog is not clear. So to clarify, this blog will serve as my time for reflection. As I use writing all during the week as a…

Balance

Leading through learning Week 4: Balance There have been points along my journey when I think balance is my ultimate life lesson. Over and over and over, I am aware that balance brings calmness and clarity to most, if not all, issues. Sometimes this…

Creating Space

Leading through learning “Stillness is not about focusing on nothingness; it’s about creating a clearing. It’s opening up an emotionally clutter-free space and allowing ourselves to feel and think and dream and question…” ~Brene Brown This week we had three large trees removed from…

The Myth of Busy

How can we recognize the negative impacts of “busy” on our lives? How can we re-frame busy to focus?

Freedom Focus

We have a class called Junior Leadership. It is a connection class, or a middle school version of an elective class. Students have two electives per quarter and these classes rotate. At the end of last year, teachers in this class conducted an experiment….

To Tell A Different Story

Week 8 – To Tell A Different Story
How can we expand our vision to understand a different view? We can through challenging our own assumptions and sense of rightness.

The Curiosity of Wonder

I am reading the book Wonder by R. J. Palacio to my 9-year-old son. Although Isaac is a great reader, he doesn’t love to read like I do or like his sister does. He’s more like his father – he wants to read in…

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