Holiday hustle

One meeting at 9:30 (that lasted until 12:30), and another at 3:30.  Tomorrow: meeting at 7:45, leave for North Webster at 11:15, back for meeting at 3:30.  Thursday: present at our intermediate school all morning, then back to elementary for school-wide planning meeting.  Friday: meeting at 9:00, then leave at 11:00 for meeting in  Fort

Technology take-off

Wow…in the past two weeks I have done more technologically-speaking than in my last five years.  As a second-grade teacher, I never felt like I had extra time to “explore the world of technology”.  As a new curriculum director, however, I see the value of doing whatever I’m expecting the teachers in our corporation to

Slowing down to move forward

For the past 11 years, I have had the privilege of teaching in a small-town school district.  I taught second grade with a wonderful team of teachers who listened to and shared best practices.  Then, at the end of last school year, I was given the chance to be our district’s first curriculum director.  My