Tuesday tasks, to-do lists-Goals

During my career, I had many opportunities to learn from others and evaluate my daily efforts. It was the work with the Wallace Foundation that helped to point out to me how you can take control of the day or let the day control you. It is great to have a to-do list of thingsContinue reading “Tuesday tasks, to-do lists-Goals”

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?”

Advice? Take it, give it or refuse it?

Can I give you some advice? Have you heard that before? Well, if I were you, I would…. I would have never made that decision. What were they thinking? As a leader, many people will look at the decisions you make and provide advice. Do you accept advice from others? How do you determine whoContinue reading “Advice? Take it, give it or refuse it?”

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”

The road you travel

“Being brave is when you are afraid of doing something, but you do it anyway. Do not let what scares you keep you from continuing on your path….” -What the Road Said. It is our fears of the unknown that can hold us back, or we are afraid of failing. When we do not believe in ourselves and our abilities, it prevents us from trusting the road we travel.

Put me in Coach!

It isn’t easy sometimes to understand where you are in this game of teaching and learning. We all need a coach, feedback and checked on to let us know we are doing okay. Teachers, leaders, parents and students, we all need some coaching! I write my blogs to reach someone who needs a little encouragement,Continue reading “Put me in Coach!”

Time to talk about your why and Research

Data, data and more data. Data-driven decision making is what drives improvement. Are we doing this? Are we seeing results? Do we hear our teams saying, “we are data rich and information poor”? Is the data we are collecting the right data? Is it the data making the difference? Professor John Hattie has conducted research,Continue reading “Time to talk about your why and Research”