A Good Day

Nothing education related here today. Why? Because today I spent the afternoon with my oldest son. Just me and him. After eating lunch at one of his favorite places in …

Found Out

I didn’t always wear glasses. And if things had gone my way during that eye exam, I still wouldn’t be wearing them. So I’m my 15 year old self, and …

Waiting

I hate waiting. Ok, hate is a strong word, but I really, really dislike the whole waiting process. I know this about myself, but I was reminded of it yesterday …

Taking a Break

I came across this picture from Sylvia Duckworth this afternoon, and with a inspiration from her, I’ve made a list of the ways I need to take a break over …

Belonging Precedes Believing

Belonging precedes believing. It’s true for our students. True for our teachers. True for nearly everyone in our schools. The ways we include or exclude others deeply impact their initial …

A Few Christmas Tunes

This is a different sort of post, but I’m going to share it anyways. I’m not a huge fan of Christmas music. In old world terms, there are probably two …

Too Much

When we try to do everything, we end up missing some of the things that should be staples in our schools. I was reminded of this recently when my family …