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September 12, 2021

Starting From Scratch: Resetting the Calendar

Does anyone else feel like they are starting their calendars from scratch again? It is sort of like when I recently returned home from a remote-work vacation, and my refrigerator was legitimately empty. Maia’s empty-ish fridge, with the…

December 12, 2020

Peeking Around the Bend Into. . . 2021!

Y’all, it took me a LONG TIME this year to hang my beloved annual wall calendar. In the Before Times, I would’ve hung this baby up by July so I could start peering into the next calendar year. I would have been planning my travel schedule, my…

May 9, 2018

My Newest Fave Outlook Non-Tech Nerd Trick!

Remember our totally digital friend Sarah? We were together recently in Boston and experimented with what has turned out to be my recent favorite Outlook calendar trick. (Or “hack” if that is the language you speak.) Outlook Calendar is…

October 31, 2017

When You Just NEED a Wall Calendar

I love when my Together Workshoppers take their pre-work VERY seriously, and truly “bring” all calendars with them to trainings. Case in point: This recent photograph of the family wall calendar shared by Christine in Charlotte.  Check it out….

October 10, 2017

Andrew K’s Advanced Placement Outlook Usage

When I bumped into Andrew K., a Director of Special Services and former ELA teacher, he already had it pretty Together. His charter school network is very Outlook-y, and he was very much in the habit of scheduling his To-Do’s directly into his…

March 14, 2017

Zach’s Hack: A Little Weekly Calendar Trick

Digital calendars are wonderful tools – until you try to make them work with school bell schedules. With most of my Together Leaders going digital, we needed to find a way to make the standard time scales in Outlook and Google work for school…

January 19, 2017

Together Talks: Alison Welcher, From Principal to PhD

It’s time for another Togetherness Talk. Last time you met a district superintendent. This time I’ve got another person from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system I’ve long admired – first as a principal and now in her current role as a…

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