I remember walking into a party shortly after I learned that my book was going to be published. The party was full of people I hold near and dear to my heart and I couldn't wait to share my excitement with them. And I remember one particular person who filled my heart with joy because… Continue reading Empathy isn’t just for the bad times.
Collaboration is not created by the arrangement of the desks. When Doug Reeves made this statement at a Literacy Leadership Symposium I attended recently, I pictured one particular classroom in my mind. One where the desks are arranged in rows, yet I often walk in to find students with heads together in spots around the… Continue reading Collaboration is not created by the arrangement of desks.
When I talk with people about TV series that I watch, I never get asked questions like: "How do you have time to watch television?" "You don't get paid to watch TV, so why do you do it?" Yet, when I talk with people about blogging, Twitter chats, the Facebook Live show my friend and I just… Continue reading Are you running on empty? Or, does your tank overflow?