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Do you have any educational podcasts that you would like to share?

Do you subscribe to any podcasts?  Have you considered this professional learning (and entertainment) tool?  There is a great app native to your iPhone or iPad.  Hint – it’s colored purple.  Here are a few education related podcasts that I … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Conference Presentation

The talented Kindergarten Team and I presented at the statewide Pre-K & Kindergarten Conference last week.  The title of our session was “Transition to Full Day Kindergarten: A case study of developmentally appropriate practice”.  The experience caused us to reflect … Continue reading

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Willowbrook School Improvement Goals

Each year, the Willowbrook instructional team develops school improvement goals to guide professional development, energy and conversation.  This plan is aligned with the Board of Education’s strategic plan.  A more detailed explanation of the action plan was shared at the … Continue reading

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Greatest Job in the World

I believe teaching is one of the greatest jobs in the world!  Despite what you may see in the media each day, the majority of teachers are accomplishing amazing things.  Many of our country’s teachers are faced with incredible challenges … Continue reading

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What do those teachers do on the half days?

Have you ever wondered what the teachers are doing on the professional development half days?  You wouldn’t believe how busy they have been!  The profession of teaching is increasingly more complex.  Elementary teachers are planning and preparing for complex lessons … Continue reading

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