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September 12, 2021

Starting From Scratch: Resetting the Calendar

Does anyone else feel like they are starting their calendars from scratch again? It is sort of like when I recently returned home from a remote-work vacation, and my refrigerator was legitimately empty. Maia’s empty-ish fridge, with the…

March 15, 2021

Translating Togetherness: The Together School Nurse!

Our Together Team Member courses welcome a wonderful mix of folks in customer-service oriented support roles. This means we meet assistants, chiefs of staff, IT associates, HR coordinators, social workers, and, in a recent course, a SCHOOL NURSE. I…

March 7, 2021

Pivot the Plan: Burrito Brawls and Back-to-School

I don’t often use this space for personal posts, though I’ve tried my hand at it once or twice. Letting you all into my (sometimes not so) Together World is occasionally instructive, and it’s also good therapy for me, too. This week’s…

March 3, 2021

One Year, Many Lessons Learned

Way back in Spring 2020 – aka the surprise pivot to Togethering Remotely — I wrote a bit about how I stay Together while teaching online. All of this info still holds true, AND I’ve learned a ton along the way, just like many (all!) of you….

October 15, 2020

WFH Sneak Peek: Behind the Shelves

We are used to it by now–working from home, teaching from home, parenting from home…. doing it ALL from home. I’ve worked from home for over a decade, but even I’ve had to modify my setup for this new era. As you can imagine, I’ve become…

October 1, 2020

Personal Post: Some (Very Small) Small Silver Linings

Honestly, silver linings feel hard to come by around here these days. I’m grateful to be healthy, to have a job that can pivot to online delivery, and to escape into nature. I’ve been next level adulting with some quick win household stuff,…

May 28, 2020

Pandemic Post #8: How I Prep for Virtual Teaching

Just like the rest of us, I’ve taken a crash course in virtual instruction over the past 8 weeks. While I’ve hosted some online courses in the past, this is the first time I’m looking at the bulk – or all (eek!) – of my classes being…

May 19, 2020

Summer PD Ideas Using My New Book!

People, did I not even share on the blog that I wrote a new book in 3.5 weeks?! Hopefully you’ve caught wind of this by hanging with me on the socials. It is The Together Work-From-Home Teacher, and it is 125 pages of awesome artifacts,…

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