Disruptive Innovation.

As we approach the end of the school year for our students, I can’t but reflect on a phrase recently brought to my attention by my PLN #leadupchat: “if it ain’t broke, break it.” Listen once more: “If it ain’t broke, break it.” There is power in this statement dear readers. In education, with the present […]

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#teachingis.

I am fortunate to have stumbled upon my passion, and to be living it each day: being a teacher. However, being a teacher is so much more than any single individual can describe. It is an embodiment, and one which I am deeply passionate about as it is so personal to me (particularly related to […]

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137 Days Later.

#aprilblogaday PLN, apologies. “Blog A Day” has turned into, “Blog A Week.” But this one has been 137 days coming, which makes the lack of “postings” completely legitimate (right?) I reflect on this week as one of the highlights of my career; a success (despite hiccups of failure no doubt!) For what you don’t know is that those […]

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What it Means to be an Edu-Hero.

Shame on me, but I wasn’t accountable for yesterdays #aprilblogaday challenge. I ultimately ended up calling it a day at the half-time of the NCAA Tournament (which was a feat in itself to stay up for.) It was the first day back from Spring Break, and I was quickly reminded of the mental and physical exhaustion […]

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[Read] Outside Your Comfort Zone.

This post may be short, but none-the-less, it will (hopefully) serve as a positive message in your day today, dear reader. This post deviates from the prescribed topics, from all components of education – a non-negotiable action needed in all educators lives so we remain “in balance.” When the #aprilblogaday challenge started, I’d never heard of the book All […]

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Shifting the Conversation

Yesterday was a difficult day in numerous ways, but more so as my sister opened our lunch conversation with the following: “Why don’t more teachers show pride in the profession? It doesn’t seem as if we are a profession even in the eyes of teachers.”  Yikes. It was a legitimate question, and one which no doubt […]

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