“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” 

Maya Angelou

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Maya Angelou

What’s your commitment in 2021? Mine is courageous creativity. Here’s why.

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Word Choice and Power

Watching the live reporting of the attempted coup on January 6th, 2021, I was thinking about two things: racial inequities in policing, and bias in the word choice used to report collective actions. This blog focuses on word choice, and how we can teach students to listen and read critically for bias.

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Unexpected Joy

With the mad string of traumatic and unexpected events in 2020, why not a bit of magic? Why not a totally irrational moment of joy?

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Offline & Unplugged Joy

This weekend something magical happened, I opened a box.

Enjoy a moment of peace and reflection- the moment a keynote speaker and writer unplugged from Pandemic fears, to reconnect with what has always brought her joy.

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Use Observation Data to Reflect in Humble Inquiry

Our data shows some students are struggling in our lessons. Now what?

This is the pivotal moment.  Do we focus on providing supports to the students who demonstrate struggle? Or do we also focus on how to evolve our teaching? Are we using data only to sort students for services, or also to challenge our assumptions and change our approach?

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