Monthly Archives: October 2011

Cool! Great fall ideas from the classrooms

Teachers never cease to amaze me. Today I was honored to serve as a guest judge for a school’s literature parade. The students and the teachers went all out. My favorite was a class of 5th graders who dressed like

Cool! Great fall ideas from the classrooms

Teachers never cease to amaze me. Today I was honored to serve as a guest judge for a school’s literature parade. The students and the teachers went all out. My favorite was a class of 5th graders who dressed like

Getting it Across

Some of the most challenging days I have are training days.  Let’s face it.  Teachers are busy and few are interested in spending 2 hours after school being trained on what may seem as additional work/mandates.  Knowing this, I make

Getting it Across

Some of the most challenging days I have are training days.  Let’s face it.  Teachers are busy and few are interested in spending 2 hours after school being trained on what may seem as additional work/mandates.  Knowing this, I make

Time to Play

With the amount of changes taking place in education, there is something new to learn everyday.  Although I try to stay aware of what is coming down the pipe, today I feel like I am drowning.  So…it’s time to hit

Time to Play

With the amount of changes taking place in education, there is something new to learn everyday.  Although I try to stay aware of what is coming down the pipe, today I feel like I am drowning.  So…it’s time to hit

Give Up? Never!

Attitude. I have been trained in so many “best practices” that I could write a book. However, the strategy that is more effective than any “best practice” is maintaining positive attitude. I visited a school today to train the staff

Give Up? Never!

Attitude. I have been trained in so many “best practices” that I could write a book. However, the strategy that is more effective than any “best practice” is maintaining positive attitude. I visited a school today to train the staff

Direction Reflection

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”

Direction Reflection

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”

Kids Pecha Kucha?

Every year I organize a speech contest.  During this event the students recite poems, speeches, etc.  It is a great way for kids to showcase their talents.  Although many people love and support the contest, I am considering adding a

Kids Pecha Kucha?

Every year I organize a speech contest.  During this event the students recite poems, speeches, etc.  It is a great way for kids to showcase their talents.  Although many people love and support the contest, I am considering adding a

I am so excited!

I have been trying out new techniques to better address the needs of my teachers.  Today I found something so awesome.  It’s called join.me.  It’s an easy computer sharing site, for online meetings, webinars, etc. – – All you have

I am so excited!

I have been trying out new techniques to better address the needs of my teachers.  Today I found something so awesome.  It’s called join.me.  It’s an easy computer sharing site, for online meetings, webinars, etc. – – All you have