Tag Archives: collaboration

Purposeful Collaboration

I collaborate virtually on something with someone every single day. Some recent examples include: sharing a grocery list with my husband through Google Keep planning an anniversary party for our parents with my siblings via group text messages Scheduling school … Continue reading

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Solving Real-World Problems in High School Engineering

I grew up in a small town. I’m raising my children in that same small town (I know. Sounds like a John Mellencamp song). While I love small towns for many reasons, I do get a bit envious of the … Continue reading

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Preventing Burnout: It’s all in the relationships

I walked into a teacher’s classroom today that I’m coaching in Texas. This is her fifteenth year as a high school physics teacher, but her first in this district. It was easy to see that she was feeling a bit … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Iron Sharpens Iron

I love getting to meet new people.  Well, maybe I should rephrase that…I love getting to meet like-minded people – people who share the same vision that I have for leadership and education.  Last week I got to do that … Continue reading

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What does Starbucks have to do with school?

A leader’s role in developing teams is of utmost importance for the school’s success.  By accepting the role as a building principal, I am also accepting the role as the leader of a team.  Howard Schultz, owner of Starbucks, says … Continue reading

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