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Ideas For Becoming a Strong Leader:...

Challenge Yourself to Do Something New

As teacher professionals, we are all leaders in some capacity. It is important as leaders that we show others how to be their best selves. We need to model for others and support choices and decisions. We must also build relationships that are reciprocal with faculty, staff, and families we work with. I have been in several leadership positions, from a cheer...

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Family Forums: What Are They?

Family Forums are something I implemented when I was teaching, and I decided they would become a regular part of building successful relationships with the families in my classroom. I challenge you to take the elements of my Family Forums and incorporate them into your teaching practices because they work!

Family Forums should be just what the name suggests: a time when...

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Principals New To Your School

I had the good fortunate of being a principal of seven schools in four states. Something I learned early in my career was unless the superintendent tells you to make these changes immediately or you are extremely familiar with the school, I would wait before I started to revamp what is already in place. If I had to guess a timeframe, perhaps a semester or a year might be a good rule of thumb. What I would consider minor changes could be implemented sooner of course.

I have seen too...

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Endangered Species Day is May 17th (...


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New Supreme Court Justice, Ketanji...

 

Supreme Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson 

In 2022, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson made history as the first African American female being confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court. There have been 115 Supreme Court justices as of 2021! Justice Jackson becomes only the...

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Happy Birthday Hans Christian Andersen...

 
 
It is said that Hans Christian Andersen based his story, The Ugly Duckling, on his own life and the...

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March is Women's History Month

 

 
"Remember no one can...

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Chinese New Year 2024, Great Time to...

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Winter Games Begin in Beijing, China in...


 

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A Great Start to the Day

Your classroom community is set up, you have your daily schedule, and you are ready to start the day. An exciting part of the day is when the children enter the classroom community. They are happy to be there, and they want to learn! I wanted to share some things I did in my Classroom that...

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