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School has begun! The beginning of this school year, like any school year, includes gathering data. How many students do we have? What classes are overloaded? Who is authorized to check Tommy out of school? What’s my locker combination? Technology...
During the past week, I presented to two groups. One group was located more than a 1,000 miles away. The other was less than 20. One group was comprised of school leaders. The other was school students. What they both had...
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Thanks for stopping by! I have updated this series, adding video and short podcast episodes. Come over and enjoy the updated series....
Thanks for stopping by! I have updated this series, adding video and short podcast episodes. Come over and enjoy the updated series....
  We have all heard the adage, “Money can’t buy happiness.” In this TEDxCambridge Talk, Michael Norton argues money can buy happiness. The caveat is how you spend that money. According to Norton, spending money on others results in increased...
It seems like only yesterday we were ringing in 2014 complete with its set of New Years Resolutions. How are yours coming? Anyone want to share one that is going well? Anybody want to share one that de-railed? If something...
Summer is the busiest season of the year for me. Because school is not in session, it is the time when those in education have the time to attend workshops of their choice, recharge, and refocus for the coming year....
Last week, I spent two days at the University of North Alabama presenting workshop to teachers and administrators from Florence and the surrounding areas. Each person participated in anywhere from one to four of the following half-day sessions: Here are...
Are you beginning your teaching career? Are you moving to another school, have inherited a room left in disarray, and need to know where to begin? Are you a veteran teacher who for far too long has been hampered by...