I've spent the last few months caught up in the phrase, "You Do You". The meaning behind those words is a powerful one. It is one that emcompasses individuality, risk taking, being bold and adventurous, and sometimes stepping outside one's comfort zone. "You do You" is not a new phrase. It's been around the block... Continue Reading →
Classroom HASHTAGS…the time is now.
It's that time of year when traditional classroom teachers/educators are preparing for a new group of students. Preparations include organizing curriculum and lesson plans, creating a welcoming environment, and gathering classroom supplies. So much prep work goes into getting the first day, first week, first month just right. In the midst of all of this... Continue Reading →
Come In and Watch Me. I Want Feedback on Giving and Receiving Feedback.
Feedback, constructive criticism, assessment, evaluation, observation...whatever you want to call it, it should be given and received as a way to #becomebetter. Unfortunately it can be a slippery slope. One that many avoid being a part of. If feedback is not something one is seeking, then often times is perceived negatively and defenses can build... Continue Reading →
This I Believe…
In the spirit of the season, now more than ever, I reflect upon what I believe. This I believe… There is good in everyone. Life is a marathon not a sprint, but the occasional sprint is necessary. What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Don’t take no for an answer, and if you do be okay with it. Ask... Continue Reading →