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Ep5 – Panicked or Prepared – Rethinking Fear

Episode Highlights Have you ever thought about what you are thinking about before stressful moments occur in your life? Join me as I discuss panic vs preparation and how that affects our own well-being.  Topics Include:  Dealing with ‘scare’ situations

Posted in Leadership Lessons, Podcast

Ep4 – Tough Choices: Featuring Kip Lynk

Episode Highlights Life is full of tough choices that tug at our time. How do you decide what is important and then schedule your day accordingly? I discussed this very thing with Kip about how we can use practical strategies

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Ep3 – Who’s In Charge of Your Day?

Episode Highlights Are you running your day or is your day running you? How do some people seem to get things done and look like that are in full control, even now in the midst of a chaos? It is

Posted in Behavioral Tips, Leadership Lessons, Podcast

Slow down & give leadertunities to others

A little moment today with my son helped me rethink our work with teachers and students. Random Saturday morning. I really should be thinking about anything else after a long week. Does anyone else have these random leadership thoughts that

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The Call to Reduce the Use of Email

The first email was sent on a local network in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1971 by Ray Tomlinson. He sent this to a computer sitting right next to his computer and the message was “something like QWERTYUIOP” in the email. Tomlinson

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Enhance Mail Communication through Augmented Reality

Our annual tradition of mailing postcards home for information and to notify parents of students’ teachers saw an innovative twist the last couple of years by adding augmented reality.

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Using the Technology SAMR Model to Rethink Educational Leadership

In the instructional technology circles, the SAMR model (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition) has provided a way to rethink how technology is not only used, but how it can enhance instruction in the classroom. Ruben Puentedura began creating this model in

Posted in Leadership Lessons, Rethinking School Culture

Tech Tip: How to Sync Outlook & School Messenger Calendars

Make sure to take any opportunity to save time and energy in your schools! Here is a quick how to video on pushing out one of your Outlook calendars onto your calendar on your website through School Messenger. Both Outlook

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Five Tips to Maximize Video Communication

There are a handful of key considerations when using video to maximize engagement in your school community. These concepts are important because they will help others share in your journey and success in a way that is meaningful and interesting

Posted in Instructional Tips, Leadership Lessons

Video Introductions

School is about to begin again and there is nothing is worse than an excited parent that goes to the school’s website to meet the administrator or teacher and all they see is a boring letter, or even worse, the

Posted in Instructional Tips, Leadership Lessons