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Learning on a Saturday

One of my biggest goals in taking over Navasota Intermediate, has been to instill a love of learning.  I’ve always said I wanted to be a part of a school where kids are running INTO school instead of running out of it. As an administrator…

Each of Us Holds Value

This week we had our monthly staff meeting, and it was a powerful one. Every month when we have our staff meetings I try to begin and end with an inspirational video and some sort of activity.  I want out staff meetings to be about…

The Grip of Abandonment

I can still remember it as clear as if it happened yesterday.  The day my father walked out, 18 or so years ago. I remember him walking up to my brother and me and sitting us down and telling us that he was leaving.  That…

Why I Will Never Quit

This blog post has been rummaging around in my brain for a while.  I guess the best way to start this post is how it came to be… For a while now I’ve seen educators share blog posts written by other teachers saying things such…

The Power of Connection

If you’ve been reading my blog for very long you should know how often I talk about the power of connecting on social media.  I even wrote a blog post about it a while ago called “My PLN Saved My Career“. This weekend was a…