Classroom Practices, Education, Leadership, Learning, PLC, PLN, Uncategorized

Purposeful Classroom Visits

Initially this year, my principal and I set a common goal: To get into classrooms every day. That seems like a no brainer, but as you know it is so easy to get caught up in the "stuff" waiting for you in the office and before you know it, it's 2:00 pm and the day… Continue reading Purposeful Classroom Visits

Classroom Practices, Education, Leadership, Learning, PLC, PLN, Uncategorized

Big Little Things

The sign you see here hangs in my living room. It greets me every morning as I stumble past on my way to the kitchen to get the coffee that starts my day. It welcomes me home every evening, that sign. Watches over us as we hang out, watching TV or eating or talking or… Continue reading Big Little Things

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Putting PLCs Into Practice

Putting Professional Learning Communities Into Practice on an Elementary Campus *Note: This post includes downloadable templates and videos of some artifacts I created, feel free to use anything you see! This year, we are focusing on PLC work. Focusing, as in, starting them up. Yes, we have had PLC time on the calendar. Yes, our… Continue reading Putting PLCs Into Practice

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Building Strong Supports

As the 2017-18 school year begins, I have been thinking about the idea of serving others. I wear many hats and each day finds me responding to the needs of many different people.  I am fortunate in that I get to work with students, parents, teachers and staff, fellow administrators, district personnel and community members… Continue reading Building Strong Supports

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The View On Atlanta – From The Hashtags

  My Twitter feed this weekend has been blowing up with all the great learning going on at ISTE2014. Sadly, I was not at ISTE. But that has not stopped me from learning a great deal from all the educators who are attending and presenting, thanks to the power of the hashtag! One of the reasons… Continue reading The View On Atlanta – From The Hashtags