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2018 – Another year of “Life Lessons”

Hello (almost) 2019!  I must admit that 2018 was a roller-coaster year.  I can only sum it up with these handful of “life lessons”…  Kindness Matters.  These aren’t just words. This is a call to action to demonstrate without fanfare how kindness matters every single day and to pass on this quest to the younger generation. […]

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A very special community gift for a very special teacher.

I don’t want to make this article about insurance issues in our country, but rather how a community has come together in less than five days to donate a serious “chunk of change” to get Ms. Monica Wood back on her feet again. They have given her not only financial help but the gift of their love and community spirit.

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Have you registered for the 2018 #ShakeOut Drill yet?

This is a friendly reminder for ALL of you to register for the 2018 ShakeOut drill!

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Winter Activities For Kids That May Lead to Some “Dough”.

What to do when your kids are home during another blast of winter? Try these ideas!

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An Outside of the Classroom Education

Airports. Supermarkets. Hospitals and Animal Shelters.  What do all of these places have in common? They all offer an opportunity for “out of classroom” educational experiences. As an educator and one who works in social media, I believe that education is not restricted to the classroom.  Here are some places that you may not realize […]

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Everything a New Teacher Should Know.. and I will ASK about! My interview with Otis Kriegel

Once again I hit the airwaves this Sunday, April 14th in order to delve in to a topic that is of great interest to me.. Helping classroom teachers. WHY? Well for starters, statistics are staggering over the number of teachers who are leaving their profession.  Many of the reasons cited have nothing to do with […]

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