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January 28, 2015

Workflowy, Part 2: The Teacher Version

Remember back when I was flirting with Workflowy? Molly’s simple system inspired the heck out of me. But Workflowy’s greatness is not limited to leadership roles. Charlotte, a new teacher in Boston, uses it as well. Here’s a quick shot of her…

January 23, 2015

Email You-Know-What: What’s the Root Cause?

It’s brewing. There’s an email issue among us, and I’m going to TAKE.IT.ON. So, what is the real issue? There are lots of theories. Some of it’s behavioral, like FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out), some of it’s structural (must you know EVERYTHING…

January 15, 2015

Meghan’s Week: Before and After

This fall, we met Meghan and her awesome file box. Now let’s take a peek at what else she keeps in that clipboard contraption of hers. To start, Meghan relies on a customized paper-based Weekly Worksheet to map out her week in advance. The…

January 13, 2015

Product Review: Carissa Uses Asana for To-Do’s!

One of my favorite parts of my job is facilitating trainings for new teacher preparation programs and residencies. A few months ago, I made my fifth annual visit to MATCH’s Teacher Residency in Boston, where their 80-plus teachers-in-training were…

January 9, 2015

Happy New Year + Build Your Own Planner

Happy New Year! Better late than never, right? And I’m back with the coolest thing ever. Can’t find the perfect 2015 calendar at the office supply store? Well, build your OWN. Paper-based friends, there are a LOT of planners out there on the…