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November 22, 2021

2021 Together Gift Ideas

My big-blended-dual-religion family is coming up on a season of celebration, and so a few citizens from across the extended Together-verse have come together to recommend some fun Together-adjacent gifts for anyone in your world. But no need to…

October 5, 2021

Sharing is Caring: Host a Together Talk

After a summer and fall teaching blitz (I’m still in it!), I’m finally getting the chance to follow up with course participants to see how you share Togetherness throughout your organizations. Andrea W., a leader at the Texas Education Agency…

March 3, 2021

One Year, Many Lessons Learned

Way back in Spring 2020 – aka the surprise pivot to Togethering Remotely — I wrote a bit about how I stay Together while teaching online. All of this info still holds true, AND I’ve learned a ton along the way, just like many (all!) of you….

February 22, 2021

Segmenting: My Strategy for the Long Haul

In a recent pre-(online) class chitchat, my co-host Ana Gutierrez held up a small Hershey’s chocolate nugget. I was all, “WHAT IS THIS DELICIOUSNESS??” and she said, “I have a quarter of this chocolate bar as we finish each fourth of…

May 30, 2018

Guest Post: Five Ways to Support Together STUDENTS!

Guest posts are few and far between around here, but this Together Student thing keeps popping up. I asked a long-time colleague and senior leader for Denver Public Schools, Sean P., to share some Together Student ideas from across his district….

April 26, 2018

Teacher Appreciation MONTH?!

Teacher Appreciation Week is just around the bend—May 7th – 11th, to be precise! We’ve have shared ideas here, here and here, but I recently came across something especially nifty at Excel Academy in Boston. Spearheaded by Aaron S., a…

December 4, 2017

The 2017 Together Gift Guide

Togetherness: Part efficiency, part self-care, part productivity, and part paper-sorting. That said, here is our list of favorites from 2017 to help anyone in your life (teachers, colleagues, and heck, even spouses!) get it Together! As someone…

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