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Reflections on Professional Learning Communities (PLC’s) and Teacher Collaboration

You know the feeling: it’s family vacation time and you’ve packed busy bags for the kids, have enough Goldfish crackers and juice boxes to keep them in snacks for weeks, suitcases stuffed in the back and under feet, special blankie and stuffed bear freshly laundered.  Silently, you remember the last car trip which led to […]

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Why Teachers are Their Own Worst Frenemies

Growth Mindset Goal Setting Activity

When I was in high school at a retreat, one of my leaders shared an important illustration about priorities and what “really” matters.  She provided each group of students with a large glass container, many large rocks, smaller rocks, sand, and water.  The challenge was to be able to fit all of these into the […]

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