Thanks

Giving thanks is not a measure of someone else’s worth. It is a measure of our own. The more that we give thanks, the more that we understand just how much others have done for us and how others have supported us in getting to where we are. Do it, …

Braille

Sometimes you can feel the raised bumps of a message through the day. Telling you to move forward, to move faster. The divots and tiny mountains of understanding that we must listen to from others and from ourselves. They spread across our daily routines. The Most Common Mistakes Teachers Make …

The Wind

Sometimes wind is flying directly at our faces, making it hard to see ahead. Other times it is at our backs, making everything easier to move forward. Whatever way the wind is blowing, know there are people alongside you, locking arms and making progress. Making Student Feedback Work How can …

Practice

Getting behind (on Grading, on Email, etc.) is a chronic condition for many of us. So, respond to the emails you can. Grade what you must. And, engage in deep and reflective practice that will benefit yourself and others. Don’t catch up, learn. The 6 Drivers of Inquiry-Based Learning Asking …

Safe

Feeling safe at school is a right. For our kids, and for our adults. We should create that safety in all of our spaces, online and offline. And we will… It’s Time to Take Back Personalized Learning – EdSurge News This is the exact sentiment we’ve been trying to start …

We WILL

We CAN do a lot of things to support our students. We SHOULD do everything we can to keep our kids safe. But, what WILL we do to empower them, to build their future alongside them? How would you finish this statement? We WILL… MIA in School: Instilling a Sense …

Remember

We should remember our educational heroes, those that came before us and taught us how to learn. Those that helped us turn light bulbs on every day, and those that made us work to create our best selves. We should remember them and thank them. Experiment with updates to Science …

Sometimes

Sometimes we have to jump in, with both feet. We need to feel the ground meet us as we land. We need to run fast while looking all around us, making sure we are both heading in the right direction and running with others alongside. We Show Up A little …