A Midway Independent School District principal spent time in a national spotlight this week for an intriguing marriage proposal, and her journey from struggling student to inspiring educator is just as striking, if not as attention-grabbing. Source: Midway principal’s background as intriguing as headline-making marriage proposal
I'm Thankful for the Time in Between... by @MandyVasek #ChooseJoy I have been thinking about this post for a while now but not sure how to write it. However, today I heard a song that inspired me… So here goes… Situations in life can make us or break us. There are times when the situations … Continue reading The Time In Between…
TEPSA15 #SML Click the above link to read Brett Stamm's blog entry. Brett is a public school administrator in Texas. In the picture are the fabulous tweeps I was finally awarded the opportunity to meet and work alongside during the conference. It was a wonderful dream come true to meet these awesome, passionate, and dedicated … Continue reading TEPSA15
spring_2015_newsletter My first publication, Hoot! Hoot! Kahoot! was a paper submitted to the Texas Association of Literacy Education (TALE). TALE published the paper in the subsection of their quarterly newsletter. Please read my work, which can be found on page 7-8 of volume 4 issue 3. I would to know what you think about it. … Continue reading My First Publication… Kahoot!
Flying in the “V” Formation Last year one of my colleagues handed me this poem. She found it buried deep inside her desk. Ironically, it was a poem that was given to her by my now husband and her former principal. The words spoke volumes to me as a leader and educator. Lessons From the … Continue reading Flying In a “V” Formation
This blog was written by my awesome techy daughter, Elena. I love her! She is in love with the whole STEM idea, and I could not be more proud. The post is copied as written. I know there are places I could help her edit, but I like it in its raw form because it … Continue reading Minecraft: Educational? (A blog post written by Elena, 12 years old)
Most the time we consider ONE an isolated number. Isolation Island is not a fun, nor an effective place to be. Not in education, that is! One cannot make great things happen alone…it is unfair to the student(s) and the educator. However, ONE is a dynamic number when we’re talking about a team…or even a … Continue reading ONEness…Here Lies the Power