It’s Thursday and as the week nears the end, we sometimes feel battered and torn. If you are feeling weary, remember that…I have seen you in action teaching, nurturing, and being available to all at once. I believe it and you should too – You got this! Stay the course and keep your focus.
My good friend (in my mind and spirit), Michelle Obama, reminds us that we are blessed with the ability to make a difference in the lives of the students in our classrooms and beyond. Your work touches generations to come as you shape future leaders. What is the monetary value of that? While many agree […]
I am not the same person today that I was yesterday. New information, interactions, and opportunities make me revise my thinking and actions. Imagine how students are processing bits of information and making connections to previous understandings and beliefs. The interaction between new learning meeting old understandings should motivate us all to be innovative […]
I think I know a lot of things and then I had an interesting conversation with a 1st grade student at last night’s math night. She explained how to bond numbers so that you combine them to become bigger. The most valuable part of this math interaction was that it challenged the way I think about […]
These two words are sweet and simple. They are an expression of gratitude that can place a smile on your heart, validate your efforts, and connect you to people. These two words are said often, but can never be overused. Regardless of the moment, the expression of thanks adds and extra layer of gratitude and […]