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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…

October 3, 2017

The (Fanny) Pack is BACK!

It’s no secret that I have an enduring love for fanny packs. In fact, my passion is well documented here, here, and here. But what do you actually PUT in your fanny pack during the school day? Kristi O., a Dean of Students for…

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 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…

February 17, 2017

Making the Most of Classroom Volunteers

I am not traveling this week, and so I booked a slot to volunteer in my daughter’s first grade classroom. I know I’ll be put right to work! But. . . sometimes volunteers are more work! With a little bit of planning and communication,…

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…

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…

February 20, 2015

Spotted: Middle School Classroom Organization

We are mostly geared toward TIME management for teachers, leaders, and other education professionals, but occasionally we veer into the world of STUFF! Most books on classroom, aka STUFF, organization seem to be geared toward cutesy elementary…

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