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May 2, 2018

The Together Music Teacher!

Deep in revisions for an upcoming 2nd edition of The Together Teacher (date TBA!), l find myself thinking lots about Specials Teachers. As the daughter of an art teacher, I know that materials management, mobile classrooms, and communication…

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…

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…

February 26, 2014

Teacher OFFICES?! You Heard Me Right!

I know. You saw the title of this post and thought it was an oxymoron, right?! Teacher OFFICES?! Yes, you heard me right. And I’m not talking about big desks in classrooms. I am talking about real deal, bona fide offices. I frequently hear from…

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”…

October 18, 2012

Teacher Desk Survival Guide

Thanks so much, everyone, for your awesome entries in our Desk Survival Kit Contest! Our lucky winners (also announced in last week’s Newsletter) are. . . Arsheen M. from Michigan!  Arsheen is returning to her work as a first grade teacher…

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…

August 31, 2012

Meet Adzua! And Win a Desk Set-up Care Package!

Back-to-School time always means starting fresh with clean desk. . .  setting up where you will lesson plan, where you will grade, and where you will rummage for an afternoon snack. If you just can’t wait, scroll to the bottom of the blog for a…