Communication and Being Connected, Education, leadership, Personal Growth, Student Empowerment and Relationships

Collaboration is not created by the arrangement of desks.

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.

Communication and Being Connected, Education, Inspiration, Personal Growth

Are you running on empty? Or, does your tank overflow?

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?

Choice Theory, Education, Personal Growth, Student Empowerment and Relationships

The Little Boy and the Tokens

The little boy glanced up and saw an old lady struggling to juggle her two large bags of groceries. He looked at his momma, who nodded her head, then he rushed over to the lady and asked her if he could help."Why, thank you young man. What a sweet boy you are," beamed the old… Continue reading The Little Boy and the Tokens