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June 16, 2015

Retreat of One: Is it Time?

Two of my favorite school leaders wrote me earlier this year about feeling completely overwhelmed toward the end of the school year. On the one hand, they face the immediacy of state and district testing, hiring new staff, report cards, parent…

November 7, 2012

Family Communications, Part 2

As promised, we wanted to share additional Google and paper-based ideas and for making and tracking family contact. Claire S., an early childhood teacher in Washington, DC, and two loyal blog commenters (thanks Carol and Xuan!) contributed the…

September 13, 2012

Parents Need Help With Organization, Too!

I had my first taste of school as a parent last week when I dropped off my 2-year old daughter at preschool for her very first day. I diligently followed her school’s guidelines for labeling an extra set of clothes, what was and was not allowed in…

July 27, 2012

Win a free consultation with Maia!

Share your Hoarding Habits and Enter to Win a Together Teacher Coaching Session. By now, many of you have started heading back to your classrooms to unpack boxes, unearth tote bags, and generally get in order for the upcoming school…