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The closer we get to Spring it seems like the shorter our fuses get and the more rambunctious and misbehaving our kids become. As a classroom teacher I loved having "those kids".  The ones that the teacher from the year before would warn you about.  The...

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This post was co-written with Travis Crowder. You can follow him on Twitter HERE or his own blog HERE.We’ve all been there at one point or another….that moment where a child needs a consequence and as educators we jump straight to “write this sentence 100...

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This week has been a week of deep reflection for me.  Every one of us goes through periods where we doubt our gifts, where we wonder if the place we find ourselves in is the place we're best suited.  And for whatever reason I've always...

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If you take just a minute to turn on the television or pull up a news article, you are bombarded with news and information.  Much of which has become a stream of gasp-inducing executive orders, mean-spirited Tweets/Facebook posts, or worse.One of my favorite things about...

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Something we talk about quite often is growing.  Growing as professionals and personally as well.  Not one of us has reached that pinnacle of knowing everything.  Though sometimes we all like to act (yes, even me) like we do!As campus leaders part of our job...

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I know that each of us has worked on a team or campus where people complain.  Where people are negative.  They don't like a certain person and talk about it all the time.  They don't like a decision that was made and complain to you...

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 On Friday, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released information on a new Texas Rating system.  It's a very simplified rating system that gives every school and district in Texas ratings on a A-F scale.  Even though this system will not officially go into effect until...

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Fear. When you think about that word I think we all have something different we think of.  Some have a fear of snakes or spiders.  Others may fear the thought of losing someone or dying alone. And in the education system we have fears too.The...

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Well we're here, 2017.  Every year brings the opportunities for goals, dreams, things you want to change, ways you want to improve.  For a few years now I've seen the idea of choosing "one word" that you want to define your new year. I really...

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