The Truth about Comfort Zones

Written by: Meghan Lawson It’s hard! It’s scary! You will want to retreat! But it’s worth it. A few months […]

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Love Starts with You

Written by: Meghan Lawson As my feet hit the pavement, I round the corner and breeze past the local laundry […]

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Quick Inspiration for Educators in 2017-2018 #MLS17 & #2017HighAIMS

My new Superintendent, Dr. Gail Kist Kline, opened up one of the most amazing conferences around, the Mason Learning Series, […]

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10 Ways to Make Students Feel Valued in Their First Week

In my last blog post, I mentioned that I changed jobs recently, so I’m like the millions of students about […]

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Practicing Mindfulness in a Distracted World

  Mindfulness noun mind·ful·ness \ˈmīn(d)-fəl-nəs\ is the practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of one’s thoughts, […]

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When you feel like a dud, get perspective.

Over the past few weeks, my technology department has been dealing with one crisis after another. Almost all of them […]

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Work Smarter Not Harder Using The Pomodoro Technique

During our blended learning “recap” celebration this week, I listened carefully as teachers mentioned how frontloading their work improved in-class time […]

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Trash for Teaching: What a Concept!

Every Sunday, I try to inspire my readers and this week, I stumbled upon a nonprofit organization in California called Two […]

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The Key to Inspiring Innovation

Sometimes, a video is all you need. Video not showing up for you? Watch by clicking here. “If we simply […]

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A Habit of the World’s Top Innovators

What do Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Elon Musk (Tesla), and Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) have in common? All three invest in their […]

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