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3•24 | high five for friday!

…one…   spring is here!  i got back to my workouts this week, and i noticed all the blooming trees on my walks this week. ….two…   SXSWedu was awesome!  i loved my time there and the ideas that came to me in the great sessions and keynotes.  i hope i get to go again… Continue reading 3•24 | high five for friday!

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so you want to go to SXSWedu… {updated}

this was my second time going to SXSWedu, and again, it was truly one of the best experiences of my life.  it was unlike any education conference i’ve ever been to.  here’s the main keynote from 2017 below.   if you’re planning to go, i have some advice: if you can, bring someone with you!  the… Continue reading so you want to go to SXSWedu… {updated}

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3•3 | high five for friday!

…one…   having taught for ten years, i can say that there’s just some students that stand out. these two definitely did. i’m so proud of them and the choices they’ve made for themselves and each other.  congrats you too!  ….two…   we needed a happy hour like crazy this past friday.  but as it usually… Continue reading 3•3 | high five for friday!

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12•2 | high five for friday!

…one…   i put my tree up this past weekend.  it’s so pretty.  but what makes it special is that it’s my first big girl tree!  in previous years, i lived in an apartment and there wasn’t the room (or the funds) for a big tree.  but i splurged this year.  i’m just hoping my… Continue reading 12•2 | high five for friday!

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3•25 | high five for friday!

…one…   my second and last evaluation is finished!  i just have a couple more things to do before the whole thing is done (student growth portfolio, summative conference, etc.).   i’m glad it’s over and there are only 43 more days left of school.  it’s crazy how this semester has flown by. ….two…   i’ve been… Continue reading 3•25 | high five for friday!

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so you want to go to SXSWedu…

i’ve only been once to SXSWedu, and it was truly one of the best experiences of my life.  it was unlike any education conference i’ve ever been to.  but i have some advice: Do NOT lose your badge. it has a chip in it that they scan whenever you enter any room. if you lose it, you… Continue reading so you want to go to SXSWedu…

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3•11 | high five for friday!

i spent the week in Austin so i’m going to do the five highlights of the week.  …one…   i had the honor to see and meet several great speakers this week, but Temple Grandin was my favorite.        ….two…   at the conference, there was a space called the playground. i spent a… Continue reading 3•11 | high five for friday!

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2•26 | high five for friday!

…one…   harper lee passed on this week.  the reason i’m putting it on this list of good things is because i’m grateful for her and her works.  she was an amazing although illusive person. ….two…   in one week, i’ll be prepping for five days in austin.  i’m lucky enough to go to the south… Continue reading 2•26 | high five for friday!

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san antonio trip in pictures

i spent most of last week in san antonio at a conference.  luckily, i got to go with some work friends.  we had a blast, but it was exhausting and so hot.  the conference was great, and i got some good ideas for the next school year.  on our downtime, there was lots of eating… Continue reading san antonio trip in pictures