Learn, Play, and Share with the Team

Who is on your team? Many educators think:      others teaching the same grade, are on a team.       those working at the same school, are on a team.       others graduating from the same university, are on a team.       others on the same lunch shift, are… Continue reading Learn, Play, and Share with the Team

2nd Semester is a 2nd Opportunity

Today is January 1, 2018. This really is the beginning of a new year. School years begin in August and I always had students set goals for each new year. When students returned in January and the calendar year had changed, it was another opportunity to set new goals. I suppose that even though I… Continue reading 2nd Semester is a 2nd Opportunity

Calendar Confusion

I wonder if I will always think that each year begins in mid-August? I still feel as if the year begins about the second week of August & that other New Year people celebrate is just a mid-term celebration. I look for new calendars in July and am always disappointed when they don't start until… Continue reading Calendar Confusion

Friendship Takes Showing Up

Today I felt very off. You know what I mean. I wasn't sick, nothing too terrible was going on, I couldn't put my finger on it; I just wasn't in sync with the world around me. Have you ever felt like that? I stayed in bed watching T.V., read some articles, played a few iPad… Continue reading Friendship Takes Showing Up

“How Are You?”

Should I answer that question honestly? How many of you no matter what kind of a crappy mood you're in have responded with, "Great," "I'm good," or "Okay." I did at one time answer honestly and told someone, "I'm just trying to make it through today." The person who greeted me in passing looked stunned… Continue reading “How Are You?”

You Are Not Alone

One thing I'm absolutely sure of is that no matter what you are going through, you're not alone. It's a proven fact that whatever circumstance you're going through, someone else is going through it or had gone through it too. That's way whatever you are experiencing or feeling, you should be able to talk about… Continue reading You Are Not Alone