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Learning Through Conversations

I’ve had the awesome experience of traveling to Long Beach, California this week to attend NAESP (National Association of Elementary School Principals). #NAESP15 I love traveling and attending different conferences.  Not necessarily for the sessions, but more so for the connections. This week especially I…

Fighting the Fight

I have been given quite the opportunity to travel and speak in different places around the United States.  I talk about technology, inspiring kids, and changing campus/staff culture. But lately, I’ve noticed a theme happening.  A kind of disheartening theme. Many times, after I finish…

Year One is in The Books!

Well I did it.  I survived my first year as an administrator.  Especially coming straight out of the classroom. This year was a roller coaster for sure.  I think just about every single thing that could have gone wrong did.  But I learned so much….

#NIStlap Day 2015 – The Power of #TLAP

So a year or two ago I read the book “Teach Like a Pirate” by Dave Burgess.  It is an absolutely incredible book that really talks about teaching passionately and engaging all students. Then a little while after, I heard about a principal in Ohio,…

Enough?

This concept or thought of “Am I doing enough?” has always been a part of my psyche.  Whether it came to work, or my personal relationships, family, or whatever, I always wonder if I could be doing more.  When I was teaching and only had…