education, kindness, REBkind, reflection, writing

Becoming an Author in 2019

As I sit here at my writing desk reflecting on the past year, I am simply awestruck. I don't even know if I can fully articulate the impact 2019 has had on my life. It has been a transformational year. In 2019, I became a published author. Just typing those words still brings the novelty… Continue reading Becoming an Author in 2019

education, ITRT, kindness, REBkind

Be the I in Kind

Often when I am traveling and speaking, people will ask, "How do you teach about kindness when you don't have a class of your own?" It's the spark of a rich conversation focused on key elements of my role as an instructional coach and technology integrator. Simply put, I collaborate with teachers and administrators daily!… Continue reading Be the I in Kind

education, ITRT, kindness, reflection, travel

The True Meaning of “Going 1:1”

One week ago I was presenting on a stage to a packed room filled with educators excited to learn more about cultivating kindness with their instructional lessons. The room was buzzing with positivity as people entered, and I was right there in the mix, greeting people at the door as they arrived. It was the… Continue reading The True Meaning of “Going 1:1”

ITRT, kindness, REBkind

Kindness Bingo 2019

A few years ago I was brainstorming ideas with my coworker, Stacie Taylor, about how we could interact more with the teachers in our district using Twitter. We had discovered the power of Twitter to connect people with shared interests and we wanted to keep the conversation going throughout the summer. Inspired by Teri Pendley,… Continue reading Kindness Bingo 2019