Do you have to agree with everything to like someone?

As I began to write, I reviewed what I have done to this point. What am I trying to accomplish? Is anyone reading, do people like what I am writing, and how do I know? The purpose of my writing is to provide help, support, encouragement, and to gain interest in my writing to publishContinue reading “Do you have to agree with everything to like someone?”

Never Giving Up- “Not Done Yet”

“Stop Playing Small, and Do What it Takes to Stay in the Game, ” Bonnie Marcus. I hear those words now after being benched, and I am ready to play! When you have no control over situations that happen to you, a decision needs to be made. Do you let the impact stop you completely,Continue reading “Never Giving Up- “Not Done Yet””

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”

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”

Tell us Thursday! No, I don’t think so!

“Take these test papers home and have a parent sign them. Bring them back and place on my desk tomorrow. Make sure your parents go over these tests with you.” Sally took her test paper from the teacher and saw the big red F. It was math, and she was not doing so well afterContinue reading “Tell us Thursday! No, I don’t think so!”