Getting in the Mud

Writing and speaking matter. Art, memes, sketches, and photos all serve as important outlets. What if we saw this as the art of teaching self-expression?
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Mixed: The New Emotion

I feel MIXED. And, I’ve felt like this since we left school for spring break in March and never returned due to COVID-19.I’m suggesting it be a new emotion on the emotions meter. Mixed = all the feelings, all the time.
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Championing Authentic Learning

We have all, at one time or another, heard the phrase “We’re not in Kansas anymore” to refer to a place or situation that’s different from home—a departure from the comfortable and the familiar.
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So, You Want to Be a Principal?

So, you want to be a Principal? I hope so, because we need phenomenal leaders in the next wave of administrators to set our students on fire for learning and leading into the future.
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Focus Is the Future

I heard these two menacing words throughout my school life – that sounded part drill sergeant and a well-intentioned mom who was beyond stressed from her kids not listening the hundredth time – “Please focus!”
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5 Things About ADHD

October is ADHD Awareness Month and, whether you’re new to education or have been working with students for years, you have probably encountered Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in your school.
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