Leadership is 360 degrees and 365 days

As we study math and science we learn a great deal about measurements. When we discuss 360 degrees, we can recognize this as a reference of measurement in angles, a circle’s circumference. If we compare to the temperature in Fahrenheit, it is above 212, the temperature of boiling water. If we include a calendar year,Continue reading “Leadership is 360 degrees and 365 days”

What to do? According to data?

In every organization, data-driven decision-making was and is a phrase repeated often. Sitting around a big conference table, I can recall talking about the stacks and stacks of data collected by an individual for us to utilize. However, we all looked at each other with a huh what. Data-rich and information poor, why are weContinue reading “What to do? According to data?”

Back to School 🍎

Fall is my favorite season! It is the time of year where you begin to harvest the fruits of your labor as a farmer. Pumpkins, corn, apples, marshmallows and chocolate, scarecrows, and school supplies are the best! The sounds of the shoppers looking for just the right color of a folder, the best bookbag, andContinue reading “Back to School 🍎”

Back to school resources ALREADY?

Time goes by fast! I always like to be prepared and organized! We have to start thinking about school clothing, schedules, shoes, and those school supply lists! I found an advertisement for a product to use online to keep back-to-school lists efficiently managed, shared with retailers and parents. I do not know about the product,Continue reading “Back to school resources ALREADY?”

Thoughts?

Education for many students wrapped up for the 20-21 school year. My parents pushed me to get an education as they were not able to receive it. What do you think? Is education the way to change the world? What does this statement mean? Do you agree with this statement? Is this how we areContinue reading “Thoughts?”

Let’s Debate

Do we see debates over issues? A debate is a discussion of opposing sides of a specific topic, subject, or issue. An example would be a discussion of the pros and cons of reopening schools after Covid-19. I think I have seen some…. At least they resemble debates. We most likely would see debates inContinue reading “Let’s Debate”

Through the cracks, Don’t let them go!

As a teacher, have you ever been moved or gotten a new principal? Me too! It is a little scary because you don’t know them and they don’t know you. What do you do? Well, teach, like you always have! Making his rounds, the principal makes his way to my classroom. He pauses in theContinue reading “Through the cracks, Don’t let them go!”

Will you be my friend? Finding Friends on Friday

“Childhood lies at the very heart of who we are and who we become.” Fred Rogers Mister Rogers was not afraid to talk about difficult social issues, tackle them head on and make it a priority to support children in the best way he knew how! He talked about divorce, assassination, death, racial issues andContinue reading “Will you be my friend? Finding Friends on Friday”

Words of Wisdom-Wednesday

Today is a gift; unwrap it with care as you share with others. It will continue to provide if you are wise. ~B.Yoho Authors spend many hours filling blank pages with words they hope will inspire, engage, create feelings, promote innovation, and so much more. It is through this work they desire feedback to validateContinue reading “Words of Wisdom-Wednesday”