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Self Negativity #KidsDeserveIt

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…

It’s Time to Speak Up #KidsDeserveIt

  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…

Fear #KidsDeserveIt

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….

My #OneWord2017: Hope

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…

Connecting Across Borders #KidsDeserveIt

This post was co-written with the INCREDIBLE Roman Nowak. For years we’ve heard, or talked, about the power of being a connected educator.  About how when you put yourself out there and learn from and with others, it changes you.  It grows you. It gives…