Old School Innovation

Growth mindset. Future ready. 21st century learning. Changemaker. These are all buzzwords in and around education. I use them a lot myself, having the majority of my work centered around innovative instruction using technology as a resource for authentic learning. But in early August, I had the opportunity to go old school – back to … More Old School Innovation

The Power of the Team

If you have read any of my previous posts you know I often find professional/personal development nuggets in my everyday life. The same thing happened as I was watching my nine-year-old son play in his first game of the baseball tournament Monday night. Last year, in the younger league, his team won the tourney and were … More The Power of the Team

Speaking Life Into Others

My daughter is thirteen.  She’s is tall, blonde, and beautiful.  More importantly, she is very intelligent, hilarious, kind, thoughtful, and so much fun to be around.  She has made the transition to teenager pretty smoothly.  She struggles, however, as most of us do with self-confidence.  Yesterday at church, an older lady told me how gorgeous … More Speaking Life Into Others

How I Inspire Creativity

  I was recently asked how I inspire creativity in others.  I firmly believe that everyone is born with creative spirits.  the sad part is that along the way most of us lose it.  Or, more likely, misplace it.  I remember years ago during the big scrapbooking rage telling a friend at a scrapbooking party … More How I Inspire Creativity