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What the Lorax Has to Say About School and Family Partnerships

I was planning on writing about a completely different topic today – tune in for my future post about how schools can be places that help kids find and flourish in their “element” as described by Sir Ken Robinson.

Instead, I am writing about something that came up during a conversation that I had today, and reflection on many conversations that I have had with parents and teachers in the past. I just got off the phone with a friend of mine, and after an hour and a half-long conversation, I would feel remiss if I didn’t take this opportunity to write about it. Continue reading

Why am I here?….Why are YOU here?

So this is my first post. Much ado about something, I hope. I have thought about many different ways of going at this first post – picking a hot topic within education, perhaps an editorial post about something that someone has written recently, or maybe writing about something that has happened lately in a student’s life that touched my heart…but there will be time for all of that to come. This post, I want to be an introduction of sorts – something that describes and explains my passion for my work…a framework for posts to follow that lets you in on my thinking. Continue reading