Inspiring Educators Who Inspire Future Leaders

Classroom Strategies to Foster a Growth Mindset

Like so many educators, each year I search for new and creative ways to inspire, motivate, and challenge my students. What I have discovered during the course of my career is … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

Book Series for the Digital Age

Over dinner this week, a friend asked if I knew anything about the Corwin Connected Educator Series. I didn’t but I was intrigued by what she told me so I went … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Summer Planning: Incorporating Instagram into the Classroom

  If you haven’t jumped onto the Instagram bandwagon, then I may have a way to introduce this resource to you. I, too, am an Instagram novice, however, a friend shared a blog post from We … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Changing Our Mindset

What role do we play in making sure we can appropriately support the learning process for our students? We have to first change our mindset becoming the facilitator in the … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

A Bit of Tech Humor


April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Teaching Standards with Becoming Standardized

How do we utilize teaching standards while teaching in “authentic,” developmentally appropriate ways? This is the fundamental question at the heart of the national debate on standardize testing and the … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · 4 Comments

Which Bubble is More Important in Education?

I ran across this very powerful visual image yesterday that I believe is worth sharing because this simple image begs the question: which bubble should students fill in? But I … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · 2 Comments