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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Perspective

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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Sunday Spark: Use Biomimicry to Inspire Innovation

bi·o·mim·ic·ry ˌbīōˈmiməkrē/ noun  the design and production of materials, structures, and systems that are modeled on biological entities and processes. -Google Biomimicry […]

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Sunday Spark: The Power of a Question

What impact would it have on students if they stopped doing homework? What is the value of homework? Those are […]

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Sunday Spark: What’s your legacy?

There’s something common about those of us in the education space; we want to make a difference. Our noble cause […]

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Sunday Spark: Who will win? Fear or courage?

Fear prevents action. Fear focuses on the worst-case scenario. Fear loves the status quo. Fear is compliant.   Courage encourages […]

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