Balance to find Meaning

It’s the beginning of December. Many teachers are feeling worn down at this time of the year and the winter break is exactly what we need to recharge in order to continue doing the incredibly hard job that educators do day in and day out. […]

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Connecting for the Greater Good

Anyone who knows me understands the value that I place on being a connected educator. I’ve blogged (and even sang) about this several times before, and my growth over the past year and a half has been exponential thanks to my growing PLN. I believe […]

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Health First #IMMOOC

The title of this post was originally “Mental Health First” but I changed it, because taking care of our overall health should always be our priority – which mental health is certainly a huge part of. There were so many amazing parts to this week […]

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Why do you persevere? #IMMOOC

Last week, in my post Not Easy, but Worth It, I wrote about the hard work that often goes unnoticed when looking at success. I wanted to build on this post because I’ve been thinking about reasons why people are more likely to persevere when […]

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Not Easy, but Worth It #IMMOOC

Think of someone who you look up to, someone you admire, someone who inspires you. Do you ever ask yourself how in the world they’re accomplishing all that they are doing? How are they so amazing? Do they have a magical gift or have some […]

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Our Students Are Worth It

This morning, as I checked Twitter before rolling out of bed to get to my boys’ early morning hockey, I came across this post by AJ Juliani “What It’s Like to Teach and Lead in 2017 (Hint: It’s Exhausting)”. I’m a firm believer that everything […]

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