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When Adults Don’t Read, Kids Lose #KidsDeserveIt

This post was co-written with Jennifer LaGarde. You can check out her blog HERE. Helping students create and grow authentic reading lives, is one of our most important jobs as educators. The research on this topic is very clear: Children between the ages of 10…

12 Educators Worth Following

Every so often I like to use my “platform” to introduce you to others I’m learning from on Social Media.  People who inspire me, challenge my thinking, share great ideas, or just flat out are incredible individuals. So to start out a new school year,…

I’m Still Here #KidsDeserveIt

I love music.  I have quite the library of music and a varied list of artists I love to listen to.  My all time favorite lyricist has always been a singer-songwriter by the name of Nichole Nordeman.  Ever since my teenage years, her songs have…

Guided in Mentorship #KidsDeserveIt

This post is co-written with the incredible Joshua Stamper. You can follow him on Twitter HERE or check out his blog HERE.     “A mentor empowers a person to see a possible future, and believe it can be obtained.” – Shawn Hitchcock Throughout our…

10 Educators Worth Following This Summer #KidsDeserveIt

Summer is always a time for learning, connecting, and growing!  Below are 10 people I’ve connected with recently who I feel like are GREAT educators to learn from, and might just be a few you haven’t connected with yet! We’re all better when we’re connecting…