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Change the World With Kindness

I know we are all affected by the most recent school shooting in Florida and those events have prompted anger, outrage, debate and discussion throughout the world.  If you haven’t already had a discussion with your students, don’t be afraid … Continue reading

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Tips for Keeping Your Cool

As we wind our way into the third quarter, snow days and delays can wreak havoc on your plans…and students’ behavior.  With no lengthy Spring Break to look forward to, it’s important to build community in your classroom, to have … Continue reading

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Slow and Steady – Stay Consistent

Happy Hanukkah to all those celebrating tonight and in the coming days!  We’re cruising right through December!  I know for me, preparing for the most wonderful time of the year is just about the most stressful time of the year!  … Continue reading

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Gratitude – A Way of Life

I hope you’ve all had a restful Thanksgiving and found time to spend with family and friends.   While good health, family, and friends are high on the list of that for which I’m thankful, I’d be remiss if I didn’t include … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to Go Fast, But You Can’t Stand Still…

We blinked and the first quarter has ended!  By now you’ve had a chance to settle into routines and made real progress in establishing relationships with students.  There may be some habits students have settled into that you want to … Continue reading

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Student Empowerment

As we enter the second month of school, I’ve had a chance to talk with many of you about your goals for the year and hear what you want for yourselves and your students.  So many of us have talked … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

We’re back in full swing and it feels great to hear the buzz of students and see the excitement on their faces.  Each school year brings an opportunity for students and staff alike to hit the restart button and get … Continue reading

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