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November 7, 2017

George’s Weekly Worksheet and Tul System!

I recently re-bumped into George, a decade-plus experienced teacher plus curriculum director for 3rd and 4th grades at Crescent City in NOLA. His Together Teacher system is impressive. George kindly sent me his school photo from this year!…

August 18, 2015

Revenge of the Analog: Passion Planner Review

Did anyone read this New Yorker article on the revenge and resurgence of analog tools? I remain Switzerland in the paper vs. digital debate, though I will still go on record to say that printing your digital tools is a good workaround to meet in the…

April 30, 2015

Guest Post: Keeping Up With the Paperwork – IEP Edition

Maia’s Note: I met Kristin Barnhart, a Learning Specialist and 5th Grade Team Leader in Nashville, a few years ago at a teacher-leader training, and I was WOW-ed by her Togetherness as a special educator. She is passionate about supporting all…

October 8, 2014

System Tour: Sage’s Clipboard Contraption

You guys all know how much I like to talk about how to make your systems portable. Whether it’s a fancy Levenger, Arc from Staples, spiral notebook, Flexy-Friend, commercial planner, iPhone in a fanny pack, or clipboard, if it works for you and is…

September 30, 2014

Product Review: The Moleskine Planner

I meet A LOT of teachers and leaders who are in VERY committed relationships with their Moleskine Notebooks. I can see why. Moleskines are sleek, professional-looking and often super-portable, depending on which size you purchase. Rather than…

September 24, 2014

Product Review: The Uncalendar

There are a lot of commercial planners on the market, and some are better than others. For my most recent raves and rants, check here. Or here. But until now, I’ve never reviewed the Uncalendar, to which at least 2 – 3 of my workshop attendees…

September 27, 2013

Introducing . . 100% Digital!

You all know by now that I’m decidedly neutral on your whether or not your organization tools are screen-based or paper-based; I just care you that you have them and you use them. Index cards, commercial planners, iPads, Outlook, Google,…

September 10, 2013

Pump Up the Planner

I can count on two things happening in just about every teacher workshop I lead: 1. Someone proudly whips out an insanely organized paper-based planner that has every detail of his or her life meticulously color-coded. Then, he/she typically…

January 31, 2013

Meet Michelle—and Her Arc Notebook

We’ve been teasing you for awhile now with references to the great Arc Notebook, and now it’s high time we go into detail. Loyal blog followers have already met many teachers and their Flexy-Friends, Jocelyn and her binder, and Keith and his…

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