Everything I Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

March 1, 2018

Just returned from time at home seeing family in MN. Nothing like February in Minnesota. Actually, it was sunny and over 30 degrees on some […]

Can I Give You Some Feedback? And Other Ways To Not Offer Ideas

February 19, 2018

Here are some tips for better collaboration
Have you ever heard the question, “Can I give you some feedback?” Did you want to say “No” immediately? […]

The Deep End: Facilitating Continuous Professional Development

February 13, 2018

I had the fantastic opportunity to meet David Weston of the Teacher Development Trust (TDT) this past month. David is the executive director of TDT […]

My Reality Isn’t Virtual

February 1, 2018

Just returned from the Future of Educational Technology Conference in Orlando. Tech coaches, directors of technology, assistant superintendents of curriculum and instruction, superintendents, media specialists, […]

How To Ask The Questions People Want To Answer

January 25, 2018

Wondering what defines a “good” question? Here’s the inside scoop.
“How was your winter holiday?” “What are your resolutions for 2018?” “How are you today?”
Lots of […]

The Deep End: What Will Your Word Be This Year?

January 10, 2018

“If you ever find yourself in the wrong story, leave.” -Mo Willems
On Facebook these past few weeks, there has been a posting going around that […]

Democracy and De-pilling

January 2, 2018

At the end of December as schools closed and holiday parties concluded, I found myself with a few days of at-home quiet time. I noticed […]