I Stand in Awe Of My Colleagues

Educators, teachers and administrators get a bad rap. We are seen as one of the easiest professions to enter. The public has this perception which is perpetuated by the media and by politicians that public school is failing. And, I will admit there are probably things that could be improved, but the existing issues have […]

Learning is about Adjusting

It seems like a lifetime ago that I sat down to write an entry in this blog. It’s been one month to the day since my last entry. It is difficult to believe how much our world has changed in just four weeks. More on that in just a bit. This week, my family and […]

Wait Time

In their most recent podcast (The Staff Room, @StaffPodcast), Chey Cheney (@mrccheney) and Pav Wander (@mrswander) discuss identifying and incorporating methods of teaching that adjust strategies for introverts to share their knowledge in ways with which they are comfortable. This caused me to reflect on a few different levels about my own teaching and learning […]

TL3C: The Type of Leader I Want to Be

It’s reflection time. What an incredible year it has been. This will be blog post #36 for One Step EDU. That means that I have averaged three blogs a month for the past year. Back when I started blogging, I didn’t know what to expect. This journey has been amazing. I can only hope to […]

Resources in the Classroom

In today’s classrooms, teachers face a shortage of resources. This can be for a variety of reasons, including access, funding, or even appropriate training. However, when we have a new resource, how is it introduced? Hopefully if it is done correctly, the teacher has had an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the resource as well […]

My Work Email Decision

I remember when I bought my first smart phone. I was so excited. It was going to change my life. The biggest thing for which I was excited was being able to receive and answer emails on my phone. I thought, this is it! This is going to be the one thing that will help […]