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Movement + Relationships = Student ROI

Hmm. I am wondering if movement + relationships = students meeting and surpassing their Rate of Improvement. I’ve been thinking about this for a bit. Does educator movement…. teacher = throughout the classroom coaches, support staff & administration = throughout the school ….have a direct correlation with student….. relationships = growing and strengthening AND students,… Continue reading Movement + Relationships = Student ROI

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Amplify Student Voices

World Read Aloud Day, February 1, 2019 On January 14, 2019, I created a Flipgrid where “anyone” could add a book (5 minutes or less) so every class at Washington Elementary in Raleigh, NC could have a guest reader for World Read Aloud Day. Who added a book….. -Administrators = principals and assistant principals -Central… Continue reading Amplify Student Voices

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Book Blog: ‘Going to School in Black and White’

WHAT: ‘Going to School in Black and White’ by Cindy Waszak Geary and Lahoma Smith Romocki Head to your public library to borrow a copy or get the book on Amazon. WHY: When Chris Tuttell (@ChrisTuttell) recommends a book, you read that book! 24 hours, well, less than that actually. That is how long it took… Continue reading Book Blog: ‘Going to School in Black and White’

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Book Blog: Future Ready Writing Studio

What did I read? Hacking the Writing Workshop: Redesign with Making in Mind by Angela Stockman. Why did I read Hacking the Writing Workshop: Redesign with Making in Mind? As a K-2 Literacy Coach, I typically spend a majority of  my time focusing on foundational skills for reading. I need to be more intentional to include… Continue reading Book Blog: Future Ready Writing Studio

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Time to be at our best

I was thinking, how far do people drive to work? At my school, here is the data for total miles driven from door to door…. Average annual miles by staff: 5,200 miles Wow! That equates to a 13 mile one-way drive each morning and afternoon. Now, if that was at highway speed, that would not… Continue reading Time to be at our best

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Book Blogging in 2019

Okay. We have all…. read books shared books requested books been assigned books participated in book clubs (F2F and online) led book clubs (F2F and online) and more…. My commitment for 2019…. continue to read books (Well, that will be easy.) create book blogs for all “educational learning and growing books” I read (Arguably, that… Continue reading Book Blogging in 2019

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Plugs & Nudges

Monday, November 19, 2018 14 North Carolina State University Principal Cohort members visit Washington Elementary School in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. I presented a 15 minute blurb on my role as… -Literacy Coach -Intervention Facilitator/Teacher My closing was a 90 second digital request of the leaders who were going to be spending five hours in… Continue reading Plugs & Nudges