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I’m Ready for Camp!

Tomorrow I go to camp! I can’t wait to see my friends – some face-to-face for the first time. New friends, new connections, new experiences are waiting for me. I’m ready to learn new things. I’m ready to be inspired. I have all my essentials packed. iPad iPhone Computer Power cords and a few snacks […]
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Never Stop Learning

cc licensed flickr photo shared by deeplifequotes “Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.” ~ Abigail Adams Do you ever get a song stuck in your head? Does it play over and over and over again? Does it play when you are awake and even when you […]
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Professional Growth via Twitter Chats

I started reading a new book over the weekend in preparation for a virtual book study with fellow #educoach colleagues which begins Wednesday, February 6th. Our weekly Twitter chat (Wednesdays at 9:00 CST) will focus on the book High-Impact Instruction by fellow #educoach participant Jim Knight. This study marks the second book by Jim Knight the group has […]
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Inspiration to Write

How’s the blogging going? What was your last post about? These were questions a good friend and supporter of my work asked of me last weekend. I had to admit my last post was January 1, 2013 and that was a pre-generated year in review post from WordPress.com. No deep thinking in that post – only a […]
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What Makes You Jump For Joy?

As Valentine’s Day nears, it seems fitting to reflect on one’s passions. Recent blogs, conversations, and twitter messages have inspired me to do just that. Rich McGrath recently blogged: Why I Love Being a Principal. In his blog, he shared his passions: Kids, Teachers, and Colleagues. His passion clearly shines through! Rich’s daughter is currently […]
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A Visit From Flat Stanley

“Adventure is worthwhile.” ~Amelia Earhart Children around the world are familiar with Flat Stanley and his adventures. For the past week I’ve been privileged to have a Flat Stanley visit me from Lombard, Illinois. It is about time for him to return home. I hope he had an eventful stay. The highlight of his trip was attending […]