Publications

These shorter publications are articles and blogs Jennifer has written for professional journals and for her newsletter, Voice Lessons.

What Am I Doing Again?

August 1, 2016

Happy August! I have spent the last few weeks working with folks who were new at their positions. Some are just coming in to their […]

Rededicating Myself to Doing Good

July 5, 2016

This month I am working with ideas from Shelley Turkle’s book, Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age, which include talking to […]

Go Out And Be Changed

June 2, 2016

I remember reading that writer, Ralph Fletcher, author of Craft Lessons, had a snake skin on his desk to always remember to molt.
My Zen calendar […]

And My Bartender Left Too…Transitions and Goodbyes

May 1, 2016

May is the time for end of school year events: retirement celebrations, proms, graduations. It’s a bittersweet month. I have written about transitions before but […]

Wellness – Can’t Really Survey For It

April 1, 2016

I just spent a lovely Saturday morning, post-mediation, post-workout, and post-breakfast with a cup of coffee and the new HBO documentary, Everything is Copy. “A […]

Feedback: How Good Are You at Receiving It?

March 16, 2016

This post was originally written by Jennifer and published on Education Week’s opinion blog, Finding Common Ground.
I have spent much of my time as an […]

‘O Canada’ – Do You Know the Words?

March 1, 2016

I went to Ohio this past month to do some work outside Cleveland. Warmly welcomed by the group of administrators, I sat to eat […]

We Ain’t Got That Kinda Time

February 1, 2016

Yesterday, January 18, was social media’s ‘Blue Monday.’ The ‘most depressing’ day of the year. No true scientific fact to determine its validity, but still […]

Who Me? A Softie?

January 1, 2016

When I was in 5th grade my mother was asked to share with the teacher my strengths and weaknesses. She wrote down that I […]

Word of the Day – Allocentric

December 1, 2015

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines allocentric as “having one’s interest and attention centered on other persons — (compare to egocentric)”. Important word for me these […]