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January 31, 2022

An Invention: Perfect Pouches

Among other things, during my 18+ days of quarantine and isolation in December, I got a little tiny bit stir-crazy. I generally kept myself together using this chart for the week.  I was mostly feeling fine, if not a bit fatigued, and it…

January 13, 2022

De-Decking (The Halls): Re-packing Imperfectly

It’s long been documented around here that I have a severe allergy to unpacking—and I’m comfortable not putting away clean laundry for a period of time that makes some people uncomfortable. Suitcases, groceries, laundry, the dishwasher,…

December 3, 2020

All I Want is. . . a Tab Manager?! Maia Tries Toby!

I don’t know about YOU, but I’ve got a lot of tabs open these days—literally and metaphorically. Between Nearpod, Zoom, Together Teacher book edits, Google websites for every online class, three calendars, and more, my desktop reflects the…

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…

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