Lending Myself Grace

I imagined by this time, late October, I’d have written several entries on the atmosphere my classroom was cultivating, and the growth of teacher leadership I had so eagerly desired to continue would have been further propelled for my PLN at large. Evermore, I had truly looked forward to this year in increasing my ability to […]

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Cultivating a Calling

I’m sure, without a doubt, I could compose an unfortunately long blog post to describe my experience at #ecet2 (Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teachers and Teaching). Yet, I’m also equally as confidant that I wouldn’t be able to find the right words to describe all my feelings (and chills) which have resulted from such. So I’m […]

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Principles of Change

Recently, I read a powerful blog post by George Couros, which if you don’t follow him on Twitter, you really need to get on that. George is a remarkable educator, learner, and leader in the education realm. In a recent post, he goes on to say: “For some, change is happening too slow, but for others it is happening too fast. […]

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Empowerment by “Data.”

Empowerment, to “enable or permit.” How are we “enabling or permitting” our students to be secured in their learning with autonomy? I have often wrestled with this question; to find the distinct balance between providing opportunities to “own” learning, as well as those which are needed to be more directive for students (because yes, as a […]

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