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TOXIC?

Nearly by definition, educators are a passionate people. Indeed, the work is sacred. Getting it right might require unique character, values, and skills. I’m thoroughly thinking through more… perceptions as reality. To be sure, there are beautiful sunsets and frantic flash floods. There are shoutouts and teacher lounge snowballs. There Read more…


Check It At The Door?

I love blogging. It truly helps me deeply process those experiences that mean so much to me. This reflecting helps me think through things, research what I don’t know, check my blind spots, and even revisit the archive to see where I may have been… wrong, misguided, or simply inexperienced Read more…


Speaking Appreciation Language

Based on Dr. Gary Chapman‘s book: The Five Love Languages, you can literally Learn More About Your Love Language at this website. Because this topic is so personally nuanced, it strikes at the heart of who we are and how we interact as people in our many communities. And educators, we Read more…


Check It At The Door

Lights. Camera. Action! In this season, holiday performances are sounding off in schools all across the country. The research is done. The play—scripted. The costumes—fitted. For months, performers have been working extremely hard preparing for their one shining moment. Finally—as if in slow-motion—the curtain opens, unveiling the culmination of an Read more…