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March 28, 2018

Keep it Simple: Ana’s Minimalist Planner

There’s a recent emergence of what I’m calling “prompted planners.”  By prompted planners, I mean planners with built-in reflection questions. I’ve documented my love for them here, here, and here. And for you Do-It-Your-Self-ers,…

September 26, 2017

Reader Mailbag: How to Be A Together Grad School Student

Here’s a great question that recently landed in the mailbag from Mekia L., a principal with KIPP DC, who had just started grad school! I know many of you are in the same boat! What a great question, Mekia! I already know you are rocking out…

September 19, 2017

The Panda Planner: From What-er to When-er!

During a summer training for Public Prep at the Riverside Church in Harlem, I finally spotted a Panda Planner. I’ve been meaning to write about these foreeevvvvvvver. Anoop, a middle school science teacher, was kind enough to open his pages and…

July 28, 2017

Braxton’s Unplanned Meeting Notes Template

On my recent trip to Mississippi, Braxton S., a high school principal, showed off his Together System. Yowsa, look at that fancy Weekly Worksheet on the front page! More to come on this baby later. Braxton and his Together System! For now, I…

November 29, 2016

Bullet Journals as Together Tools!

I’ve been watching with curiosity as the Bullet Journal trend explodes across my Instagram feed (seriously, try #bujo). I’m wondering how these “analog systems for the digital age” translate to a school environment. Thankfully, I bumped…

August 12, 2016

Product Review: BestSelf Journal

As much as we love digital products here in Togetherland, we are also huge fans of various paper methods of organizing; see here, here, and here. So imagine my curiosity when I saw this nifty BestSelf Journal on Evan S.’s desk in New Orleans…

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…

February 25, 2015

The Epic Battle: Calendar Versus To-Do List

I’ve been grappling with this issue for quite some time. In the battle between your Calendar and your To-Do list, who wins? Gurus like David Allen usually land in the “list camp,” whereas folks from the “calendar camp,” like Stephen…

January 9, 2015

Happy New Year + Build Your Own Planner

Happy New Year! Better late than never, right? And I’m back with the coolest thing ever. Can’t find the perfect 2015 calendar at the office supply store? Well, build your OWN. Paper-based friends, there are a LOT of planners out there on the…

November 22, 2014

Checklists #3: Student Mastery and Student Stuff

Hey wait, did I forget to finish this series?! Yikes! Summer trainings got the best of me. I should have a checklist for my checklists. I would probably live my life in a checklist if I could. Just kidding! Sort of… In our Power of the…

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