Education is for the Passionate – Isn’t it?

Education is for the Passionate – Isn’t it?

Photo by Etienne Girardet on Unsplash Seth Godin is masterful at making obvious things so much clearer. In a post on passion and excellence he asked: Should the person who runs the customer service operations at a ski school also be required to love skiing? Can the...
EdisonK12 Lights Up My Life

EdisonK12 Lights Up My Life

Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash This year has been incredibly fulfilling. Every conference and every district wants to hear the same topic: Mattering IS the Agenda. While I enjoy delivering my other topics, mattering draws the most emotional response and spurs...
Platforms For Student Learning And Collaboration 🖥

Platforms For Student Learning And Collaboration 🖥

Hi friends, Wow, September has flown by hasn’t it? I know around this time, homework and extracurriculars can be stressful so I’d love to share some platforms for student, learning, engagement, and collaboration that can help! I have provided a link and...
Digital Literacy: Presentation and Resources

Digital Literacy: Presentation and Resources

Photo by Adeolu Eletu on Unsplash I had a wonderful time at the Reading Recovery Conference in Chicago and was excited to see the interest in the topic of Digital Literacy from the perspective of early childhood education. Here are the slides and resources from my...
Forget Following Your Heart – Follow Your HeartBreak

Forget Following Your Heart – Follow Your HeartBreak

“If you want to find your passion, surrender to your heartbreak.” ~ Umair Haque Passion matters. It is the differentiator and the difference maker. In our quest to be passion driven learners and leaders,we are often advised to “follow our hearts” as the way leads us...