Category: Voice Lessons

These publications were written for my monthly newsletter Voice Lessons.

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, […]

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 […]

“City, Bike, Cow, School, Of Course” & Other Lessons in Being Allocentric

December 1, 2017

Being more allocentric or at least trying to be more allocentric has been a big focus of my personal and professional work this past year. […]

“Aunt Jen, You Don’t Really Work.”

November 1, 2017

My nephews, age 6 and almost 8, are growing like weeds. The 2nd grader, Joe, has four upper teeth that have fallen out, making him […]

Embrace the Mess

October 2, 2017

If you know me as a colleague or a friend or a relative or as a reader of this newsletter, you might be a bit […]

We All Need Tooth Fairies

September 1, 2017

My nephew, Evan, lost a tooth last month. It’s what you do when you are 5. It was his first! Being 7, his brother continues […]

Don’t Steal My Gains

August 1, 2017

I have written many a time about having an ‘extreme self-care’ support team. Hair stylist, energy healer, local bartender – you know, the folks who […]

Adulting is Hard

July 5, 2017

Happy July. The sun is out. Summer is in full swing. Sunsets and strawberries. Can anything be wrong? And who am I to […]

What Do You Stand For?

June 1, 2017

While presenting at the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership Connections Conference I met my youngest participant. She was to be 3 months in a […]

Ayuda

May 1, 2017

I have a confession. One of my biggest fears is being stuck in an airplane bathroom. Not being able to move the bar […]