As far as I can tell, everyone I have ever met is either at the beach right now, planning a trip to the beach, or just got back from the beach. Summer is prime time for vacations in general. Kids are out of school, the skies are blue, and really it’s too hot to do a whole lot of productive stuff anyway.
Many of us are beach people, however that can mean two vastly different things. For some people that means fun, sun, and water, while for the rest of us it means shade and a good book.
It’s easy to feel like we live in the future. The science fiction of our childhood is now the reality of our daily lives.
At-risk. It’s a catchy term in education. It’s a scary term to most.
As a school administrator, few things are as stressful as curriculum mapping and trying to adjust the curriculum using dirty data and without updated measures of academic progress.
Have you ever met someone and right off the bat, you knew you weren’t going to jive with this person?
What happens when you've been doing something for a long time and then you realize evidence completely contradicts your efforts?
I started to seriously run when my sister challenged me to run a marathon with her. I ran the marathon, she didn’t.
Once, while out for a jog, I found $5 on the side of the road and I am pretty sure I said “SWEET!” out loud.