Education

The Serendipity Journal is a party in a book (and so much more).

You guys have asked great questions about The Serendipity Journal! This is my first foray into fiction chapter books for middle grades students and the process has been so much fun and so much work. Let's start where it all began. (And, if you'd rather watch a video than read this post, click HERE.) I… Continue reading The Serendipity Journal is a party in a book (and so much more).

Education

The Power and Simplicity of a Weekly Staff Check-In

At a recent meeting, one of our teachers was talking about the benefits of doing a systematic check-in with students after recess. The process is simple--students have a little slip of paper they use to indicate whether recess was great with no problems, they had a problem but they solved it, or if they had… Continue reading The Power and Simplicity of a Weekly Staff Check-In