Breaking New Ground

As we Pause to see which path to follow, know that whichever one we choose, it not only requires us to break new ground but to regularly pause to ensure we have our destination in sight. Every day is a PD day. #myPDtoday

Read More »

Can I Live a Good Life?

How to Live a Good Life – Soulful Stories, Surprising science, and Practical Wisdom is a book by Jonathan Fields that is filled with stories about people Jonathan interviewed about what they considered it meant to live a good life. In the introduction, Fields discusses where the experience of the book began. Fields explains that […]

Read More »

Habit Forming

Habit Forming For the past few months I’ve been reading and doing research about habits and making changes at the individual, family and work levels. This has included reading The Power of Habit – Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg. This is a great book for exploring how […]

Read More »

Summer Blogging Exposé

Summer Blogging Exposé Starry nights. Fires with marshmallows. Day at the beach. Sandcastles. Ice cream. Country drives. Backyard BBQs with friends & family Family vacations. So many things take place during those long summer days – memories made for families – watermelon, lemonade, sunrises and sunsets. A time to slow down and, as a teacher, […]

Read More »

Add Some Fun!

  This week our topic for #saskedchat is Add Some Fun! Fun Joy Happiness These aren’t the same but they are often used in various ways to qualify what many people are looking for:  the pursuit of or search for Fun, Joy, Happiness. In fact, many people spend their lives studying things like Joy and […]

Read More »

#saskedchat Blogging Challenge – Week 2

Week 2 of the #saskedchat Summer Blogging Challenge Our topic this week is Supporting. Tribe, a post by Jana Scott Lindsay, has me pondering how do we support ourselves and, just as importantly, be part of a support system for others. Jana starts her post off with a great quote from Seth Godin – go check it […]

Read More »

It’s Okay to Share Your Work

It’s tempting to sit in the corner and then, voila, to amaze us all with your perfect answer. But of course, that’s not what ever works. Seth Godin The other day I gave a presentation in an undergraduate class about using social media in teaching. During the discussion, I was asked if students should continue to […]

Read More »