Monday Moanin Thoughts #326 Finish Strong!

Wow we did it. We made it to the third Monday Moanin of May 2019. For many of us educators, the month of May signals the school year will be ending soon. With this comes many invitations to focus more on being reactive than proactive. It is a real challenge to focus on good teaching and learning.  As a young teacher, my principal always reminded our staff to be well planned and intentional for the final weeks of school. Read more

Monday Moanin Thoughts #325 The Month Of May Signals The Home Stretch

It is hard to believe that we have reached May, 2019. Happy Monday Moanin to all of you. As I wrote in the last two MMT’s this is the time of year for a renewal and a good cleaning.  This is  also the time of year for many year-end activities that simply put,  are filled with  lots of emotions and distractions. As a result, dealing with the complexities of this time of year can be challenging and some times paralyzing. Let’s simplify our leadership and enhance our effectiveness by focusing on MVP. Let’s break it down: Read more