Have you ever stopped to think about how many choices you make in a single day? It might seem like a simple question, but the reality is that as adults, we make an astonishing number of decisions daily. Researchers estimate that an average adult makes around 35,000 decisions each day. Let's break it down. If … Continue reading Did You Make A Choice Today?
As an educator, I was widely recognized for my positive attitude, ability to motivate others, and my knack for storing away little things that would benefit those around me. It was never a question for me about what I would receive; rather, my focus was always on what I could give to others. Being a … Continue reading Tuesday Talk of Giving Back
Two Rules Bringing Two Rules to your school is reinforced by recognizing the importance of building good habits. One concept I reinforced over and over with students was that when something becomes a habit, it can move you from where you are. A good habit can move you forward; a bad habit can have unpleasant … Continue reading We can Wednesday with Two Rules (4)
The following is a campaign from NASSP for leaders to actively contact their legislators to take federal actions on five key areas to support the needs of districts to handle the mental health crisis we are experiencing across our nation. Please consider coping these words to use in your communications to legislators, on your social … Continue reading Thank You NASSP-Five Key Areas to Support Mental Health Crisis
Working hard in leadership is not something someone asks you to do. Once you begin your leadership role, you already know hard work is what you do. As a leader, you fall in love with what you do and the people you serve. Then you discover people you serve love what they do and you. … Continue reading L.O.V.E. In Leadership
When you look at Patching Holes, it brings a visual to your mind of a hole. Then the word patching indicates this will be a temporary fix for this hole which will remain to exist. I have been involved in education for over 25 years. I can testify we have been working on patching holes … Continue reading Patching Holes
My blog post on October 27, 2022, began with students saying. Embedded within the post was an article with data collected from middle and high school students. The data in the paper presented the biggest barriers to student learning, according to a new report released by YouthTruth, a nonprofit that surveys K-12 students and families … Continue reading Today I will say….
You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Matthew 5:14 One of my rules is about feeling safe. As a child, I was terrified of the dark. When the lights went out, I could not see, and what I could not see scared me. How I did … Continue reading Turn the Light On
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
Questions ?? YES If you are in a large group setting, do you ask questions? I am asking this question because my next question is this: When you were in school, did your teacher encourage you to ask questions? For some of us, it may take a little more time to reflect on the days … Continue reading Who, What, When and Where?