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I'm sorry.  Two words.  They seem so easy to say.  As educators we teach children every day how and when to apologize.  But as adults, those two words become more and more difficult.As a classroom teacher there were many times I had to apologize to...

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There was an image I saw once of an iceberg.  It had the tagline of "90% of what is happening goes on, unseen, beneath the surface".  I have found that to be true time and time again.http://www.snopes.com/photos/natural/iceberg.aspEveryone is fighting a battle.  Some of the battles...

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Throughout my last few years of blogging, I've tried to show all sides of what we're doing in education.  The awesome, as well as the struggles.I choose to believe that all of us struggle with our jobs as educators.  We all have those nagging fears...

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I've always said that I believe January and February to be some of the hardest months of the school year.  It's getting over that hump into the spring, testing is kicking in (at least in Texas), behavior starts to escalate again, people are getting on...

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Inequality is something that has received more and more national attention lately.  From economic injustices, to racial prejudice, and so much more. From shootings, to marches, to court cases.  It's everywhere.  And it's something that is heavy on my soul.  Something that my personal journey...

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So I'm in the middle of something that has already become a game changer for me (and hopefully my team too!)Coming back from the holiday break I really wanted to get some one-on-one face time with each of my team members.  I wanted to spend...

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I've thought long and hard about my #OneWord that I wanted to focus on for this year (2016).  I wanted a word that had several meanings to me.So after much thought I finally chose my word.  This year my word is...

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So when reflecting on a year, there's a lot that comes to mind.  There's accomplishments, failures, deepening of friendships, new friendships, those lost, new adventures, and so much more.It's always been hard for me to write a good comprehensive post over a year of time...

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