Gems, Reflections, and Lessons

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I agree. I’ll try not to use the entire 1,000 in this post, but I make you no promises. This picture holds such a symbolic meaning for me. I have written and rewritten this post several times to try to be sure not to offend anyone,Continue reading “Gems, Reflections, and Lessons”

Leadership and Learning – Part One

My last post, The Importance of Staying Connected, was completely focused on the need to stay connected to classroom. As leaders, we definitely have to make time for experiencing new learning alongside classroom teachers. We should also be making time for personal growth and development. There are a variety of ways to do this: attendingContinue reading “Leadership and Learning – Part One”

The Importance of Staying Connected

Sometimes, even though we don’t want to admit it, as leaders we’ve been away from the “action” too long. Obviously, we are still in education so we are not that far removed. However, without intentionally staying connected to the realities of the classroom, we run the risk of being out of touch with what isContinue reading “The Importance of Staying Connected”