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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…

September 11, 2017

New (School) Year, New You!

Together Friends, it’s been a while. The past four weeks have been a whirlwind of Together Travel (here and here) and some personal travel (glamping and back to the homeland!). While most school-people think about the “New Year” starting in…

June 29, 2017

‘Tis the Season: Professional Development Kits

When I’m feeling particularly defeated by the state of my laundry situation, I turn here for inspiration. This blogger has built “kits” for just about everything–sewing, cleaning, bill paying and more! This is the perfect time of year for a…

April 22, 2015

The Dude Abides — and How to Survive a Move!

I know, I know, I’ve been a little quiet around here lately. I owe you an explanation . . . Somewhere between the move, my two-year-old poking himself in the eye badly enough to require an emergency trip to the ophthalmologist (he is fine, but…

December 4, 2014

Revisited: International Binder Week

Yep, it’s true: I’ve written before about International Binder Week. But I’m so into student and classroom organization that I can’t resist sharing some highlights from this year’s 2014 Binder Week at Harriet Tubman Charter School (part…

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…

January 27, 2014

The Sorted (Household) Inbox: Before and After

By now you know I moved from Brooklyn to the DC ‘burbs about six months ago. You may recall how the summer, and then again the fall, were a sort of wild ride of Together Teacher times for me and my family—jetting about the country, welcoming a…

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”…

August 28, 2013

Covered in Cords

Confession: My name is Maia, and I love my gadgets. I have my Kindle for reading, my laptop for working, my iPod for listening, my iPhone for chatting, and my iPad for wasting time. I’m sure I could consolidate…but I like reading when…

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