As a technology integrator and instructional coach, much of my interaction with teachers is supporting them in their efforts to use technology in their day-to-day work with students. Their technological expertise ranges from novice to advanced, so each collaboration is personalized to take them from whatever level they are currently at to helping them reach… Continue reading Coding is My Jam
Having reliable transportation is a necessity in this day and age. From work to play, we all need the certainty that we can get from here to there. My car is relatively new... well, new in my head. I received my Honda CRV on Mother's Day 2015, a replacement for the family van I had… Continue reading Car Compassion
In our Passion for Kindness Facebook group, we share uplifting posts and videos we see online. Often, it's kindness given, received, or witnessed. Sometimes it's a quote of inspiration. I love to see which posts resonate with others. I find that surrounding myself with positive people, even on digital platforms, helps to focus on the… Continue reading Innovative Kindness
Last week a dear friend messaged me, apologizing profusely for mispronouncing my name during a podcast recording. Instantly, I felt empathy for her because I know very well the internal angst you feel in that exact moment of error. I've been there before. I laughed it off with reassurance that she wasn't the first and… Continue reading What’s In a Name?
Do you make New Year's Resolutions? How does that work out for you? Do you make it to the end of the year with completed checkboxes? Are all your line items marked off the list? For me, New Year's Resolutions result in failure. Every. Single. Time. I used to create a long list of goals… Continue reading One Word 2019