I am excited to introduce you to Mitch Weathers, a high school teacher who has created and designed Organized Binder. Mitch teaches you precisely what I believe is the absolute best first step in establishing your work in becoming a successful school and classroom. His teaching of executive functioning skills focuses on six areas (Organization, … Continue reading Executive Functioning Skills
Category: School Leadership 2.0
Circle, It’s not just a shape
“I made a decision to write for my readers, not to try to find more readers for my writing.” - Seth Godin A circle is a round-shaped figure that has no corners or edges. Have you heard circle used in different ways? When you think about a circle, you visualize the shape in your mind. … Continue reading Circle, It’s not just a shape
Safety and Feeling Good
When you think about feeling good and feeling safe, where do you see yourself? Where is the place those two things happen for you? Now that you have the place, who is there to help you feel safe and good? Is it the place only, or is it a combination of the place and the … Continue reading Safety and Feeling Good
Friday fills eyes with hope
My mother always taught me to look for beauty in the eyes of others. When you look at the eyes of others, it is a window into their heart, soul, and hope. As a child growing up, I was picked on a great deal. I was a pale small-framed little girl; I was picked on … Continue reading Friday fills eyes with hope
I missed the bus! Can I jump on your bandwagon?
I missed the bus is a phrase referring to being too slow to take advantage of an opportunity. In education, it was an excuse for being late to school, like the video attached to the word bus from 1992. Have you ever used that phrase? Jumping on the bandwagon is another phrase used to join … Continue reading I missed the bus! Can I jump on your bandwagon?
Dream, Believe, Achieve, Dare-Do
There are many great men and women in our history we can celebrate, learn from, respect and model our actions. This week we began with a man famous for his speech, “I have a dream.” Dr. Martin Luther King not only had a dream he believed in, but he also believed in what could be … Continue reading Dream, Believe, Achieve, Dare-Do
What made your list of leadership qualities to have in 2022?
Being a leader in 2022 is the same, different, or we don't know? Do the qualities and skills need to be the same? What are your thoughts? Do we need different leadership qualities? What is the most important quality for a leader? Why? I believe a job title does not define leadership. Leadership is part … Continue reading What made your list of leadership qualities to have in 2022?
It takes Wisdom, Wit and Essential Skills to Lead
Leaders are essential to organizations now more than at any other time. The skills needed for leaders to help staff and students grow include: OrganizingCultivatingMotivatingEmpowermentEncouragementVisionCommitment DedicationBalanceTrustCollaborative InfluenceInspirationCourage There are several more you could add to the list. What would you add? Leading is serious business! When you are leading to make improvements and changes, it … Continue reading It takes Wisdom, Wit and Essential Skills to Lead
We are inspired!
“Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.”~Ralph Waldo Emerson Did someone inspire you to be where you are today in your career or life? I reflect over mine and can identify several points of time where individuals inspired me, encouraged me, and pushed me—so blessed … Continue reading We are inspired!
S is for
http://www.bethesolutiondaily.com Solutions are always my focus; however, trauma and social-emotional needs became more of the center of my practice after 2010. I always focused on the needs of others, but my personal experience provided me with a more in-depth and enhanced view. A semi-truck hit this vehicle driven by my daughter. I was sitting behind … Continue reading S is for