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May 16, 2018

It’s That Time of Year Again: Together Transitions

Since most of us around here follow the academic calendar, I bet many of you are facing a transition – whether it’s your own, or one undertaken by a team member or colleague. While there are a ton of resources out there to help with…

February 7, 2018

Routines, Routines, Routines! – and a fun printable!

Sometimes people ask what makes me different from anyone else out there who writes about time management. My answer: I’m all about creating routines and building habits. One of the most popular parts of my first book is a section called Opening…

October 16, 2017

Post-Performance Self-Care

If you’re reading this blog post, it’s likely you have a job that requires some level of performance, whether it be leading kids (teachers), facilitating big meetings (district peeps), or making it happen in high-stakes situations (you nonprofit…

January 26, 2017

Keeping it Together with Cozi

Well, now that I’ve officially inserted myself into managing time and To-Do’s in your HOMES, let’s just go there all the way, shall we? I want to preface this post by saying that I fully support spontaneity and last-minuteness in busy…

June 10, 2016

Checklist Alert: New Staff Onboarding

Whether you work at a school site, district office, or nonprofit, this time of year is often when new team members start hopping onboard. What a perfect occasion for a checklist! On a recent trip to The Management Center for my usual skulking…

March 18, 2016

Back After Baby

So you’ve been on maternity leave for a few months now, or maybe even a full year, but now it’s time to go back to work. I get a lot of questions from working mamas, so off I went in search of practical tips for easing back into a structured…

January 26, 2016

Cloi’s Opening and Closing Routines

I met Cloi, a wonderfully Together first-grade teacher, at a recent training here in DC. From the moment we met, I was drooling over her Together Tools. There is much to share, but I honed in on her paper-based Weekly Worksheet with a focus on her…

November 20, 2015

Student Checklists for the Elementary Set

Now that I’m the parent of an elementary school student, I’m always on the lookout for ways to help my five-year-old with her own Togetherness — otherwise known as executive functioning.  My brilliant friend, Analisa B., recently described the…