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February 13, 2018

Together Hallways, Cafeterias and Classrooms

While we focus mostly on the business of TIME over here at the Together Group HQ, we also believe in the importance of Together physical spaces. At a recent workshop, I peered over Kelly W’s (leader at Rocky Mountain Prep!) shoulder and spotted this…

April 23, 2016

Reader Mailbag: How To Create a Together Home Office

Versha, recently wrote in to ask for advice about her role shift from school principal to one where she’ll need a home office. What a great question. . . How have I not written about this before? I’ve been a home office woman for almost five…

May 7, 2015

Notes From The Field: Conference Room Signage

I frequently parachute in to other people’s conference rooms for workshops, and sometimes upon my descent I land upon interesting signage that is actually quite helpful. We got some great corporate space at a recent workshop for Madison…

November 20, 2014

Sharon’s Space Transformation

This summer in California’s Bay Area, I met Sharon, an incredible school leader. Her meeting agendas are amazing (more on that later!), she’s all about instruction, and she has a wicked sense of humor. Sharon, however, was plagued by one…

October 15, 2014

A Tale of Two Closets: A Personal Post

Loyal readers, you know I mostly focus on YOU. But occasionally I give you a peek into my crazy life of high travel, two full-time working parents, two kids under the age of four, and two cats. I’ve been reading this book called A Perfect…

September 20, 2013

Together Space!

Ahhhhh, September. We greet you with fresh desks, organized bookshelves, and systems a plenty. This time last year, we posted a checklist of ideas for a Together Teacher Desk.  In 2013, we’re taking the “pictures are worth 1,000 words”…

September 21, 2012

No Desk? No Cart? No Problem!

After last week’s post about teacher desks, a few of you wrote in to share your stories of not having a desk, or not even having a cart! I feel your pain. I spent a year teaching in three different outside trailers…there were  frequent…

September 7, 2012

Pack It Up, Pack It In…Let Me Begin

  Many of us are forced to pack up our classrooms each summer—even if not moving to another room or another building, but so they can be cleaned or summer school can be held in them. Prepping for packing leads to some not-so-fun before and…