It is safe to say that no one expected 2020 to be the year it was! The impact of the pandemic continues challenging us in many ways. Throughout this year, I have seen staff, students, and community members work incredibly hard to overcome the various obstacles we confronted. We are exhausted.
Visiting science classrooms and watching students engaged in discovery and exploration is always exciting. One “silver lining” in the pandemic crisis cloud has been the opportunity for everyone to see science happening in real time.
Have you ever noticed that many of the lessons found in Aesop’s fables are still relevant today?
Throughout the pandemic, I have often heard people talk about getting back to “normal.” I wonder if that is what we really want or need in education.
Attending AASA’s National Conference on Education is always a wonderful professional growth opportunity. This year’s virtual conference focused on reopening schools, equity, and social-emotional learning. Timely, relevant, and thought-provoking!
As we welcomed the new year 2021, people across the globe looked to the future and overcoming the global pandemic. We embraced “hope” for better days ahead.
Every single staff member in a school system plays a critical role in achieving the mission to support the achievement of our students. This is true even during a pandemic; however, there is a group of unsung heroes whose efforts during the pandemic are critically important and not always recognized. Today’s blog is a special recognition of them—our custodial teams!
This verb is one of the most frequently used words during the COVID-19 crisis—and that is a good thing!
As we watch the world and our communities grapple with COVID-19, it may dampen our spirit of appreciation or it may cause us to reflect on the many things we take for granted and for which we can be grateful. I prefer the latter.
From virtual meetings to virtual classrooms, it has been fascinating to observe “evolution” in action!