Category Archives: Interesting

Living and Dying by Lists

Today I need to be both productive and peaceful. It always begins with a deep breath.
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Psst…I’m a New Teacher

So, we have established a few pieces that will help: our new teacher community (NTC): Pssst….I’m a New Teacher, a free tutorial on the NTC based on the text, The New Teacher Book, and a free Toolkit o’ Fun.

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The Power of Mentorship

Mentoring is beneficial for the mentor and mentee is so many ways. Some benefits may not be realized until the mentee is an adult and may no longer be in touch with the mentor.

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What are you reading?

Mindset by Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D.
Do you have a fixed or growth mindset? Want to increase your feelings of success? Dweck explores the power of our mindset through the areas of leadership, love and parenting. Get to know yourself and your frame of mind by reading this text. Continue reading

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Keeping the Flame Lit

You don’t have to do wild and crazy things to infuse excitement and avoid burn-out, just make it a priority to change your routine and take a risk. The reward is a refreshed and learning brain, and less of an urge to get away from it all. Continue reading

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Public or Private?

Thank you to the passionate teachers out there who love what they do and the teachers (and administrators) who aren’t afraid to give the kids the responsibility and power to take ownership of their lives and their futures.
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The Gift of Imagination

JK Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series, says that imagination is so much more than a tool for creating. Because of imagination, humans can see or read the works of others and experience empathy or learn vicariously. This allows us to avoid creating the mistakes that others have made or to adopt solutions that others have identified so we too can be successful. Continue reading

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