Hey there colleague, Here’s what I’ve got for your consideration as we head into the weekend. New Reads In case you missed it, on Wednesday I published “Why Is This So Hard? On Workload, Pressure, and the Ways through the Woods.” The piece is an attempt at articulating what’s been going on in a lot […]
That’s it. It helps. Because this is hard. Thank you to our colleague Beth Sheehan for sharing this great idea with me over email.
In response to a recent post, our colleague Beau Larimer commented with one of the methods he has used a time or two after a particularly frustrating Zoom session: In the moment right after getting off a Zoom lesson, in my weirdly empty and silent classroom, I’ll sometimes let out a yell of frustration or […]
This is a post about hope, but it won’t always sound like it. I’ve been teaching for eleven days so far this school year — we started, in-person, the day after Labor Day. And every day ends with me driving home or walking in the woods or zoning out at dinner, internally asking a variation […]
If you’re leading a professional development event or a conference session or an extended meeting sometime soon, here are two great tips from Idaho career educator Darlene Dyer. Though Darlene is five years into her retirement, she’s still thoroughly engaged in the education conversations both in her local area and at the national level. Recently, […]