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May 31, 2013

Together Teacher Book Clubs: Start Your Own!

Excited for the opportunity to do some professional reading this summer? Gathering a group of colleagues next fall? Responsible for facilitating PD sessions, team meetings or summer trainings? Here’s an idea: Your very own Together Teacher Book…

May 21, 2013

Cool Product Alert: Bloomboard

Well, first I read about Bloomboard here. Then I talked to Jared at Great Oaks Charter School about his experience. And THEN, I became intrigued from a time management perspective. Bloomboard is a nifty new software package that manages and…

May 16, 2013

Outlook Tasks: A Teacher’s Best Friend

Today we have a guest post from one of my favorite Outlook gurus —Pam Bookbinder! You can read more about Pam at the end of the blog entry! _________________________________________________________________________ You know the saying,…

May 9, 2013

Set Up a Supply Station

A few months back, we showed off a Supply Station of commonly used medicines, cleaners, and important gizmos maintained by a school operations team. But what if your school is not so lucky to have such a team to swoop in to your rescue? What can…

May 2, 2013

Five Ways Schools Can Help Teachers Prioritize

You have a lot to do. I get it, because I do too. Here’s a little window into my ping-ponging brain to prove it (Enjoy!!): Do I write this blog that’s due tonight? Answer thousands of emails? Prepare dinner for the evening? Vacuum the…