BTJ Episode 008

Episode #8: It’s All About Relationships In this episode, we discuss why building relationships in schools is so important.   Show Rundown: We make references to The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros and Culturize by Jimmy Casas #Rx4Relationships Tweets from Jellick Elementary School #Rx4Relationships Tweets from Rowland Elementary School Morning Meetings Classroom Strategies for Making

A Smile Can Change Everything

Before we get started… During a #4OCFpln Voxer conversation a couple weeks ago, Naomi Austin made this statement, “Be the reason that somebody smiles today.” Throughout the morning there were lots of acknowledgments within the group about how we so often do that for one another. We have tremendous influence on others and I think

Let’s Catch Up, What’s New With You?

Before we get started… I shared previously about my apprehension for writing, that blogging is definitely outside my comfort zone, and that I have been inspired to write and blog by all the wonderful educators in the #4OCF Voxer PLN. They have become my PLF (Personal Learning Family coined by Sarah Thomas). After I posted

BTJ Episode 003

Episode 3 Show Notes Episode #3: Professional Learning and Vision In this episode, we talked with nine educators who attended the Rowland Unified School District Professional Learning Conference on April 21, 2018. We asked them questions related to Professional Learning and Vision.   E2 References Rowland USD Professional Learning Conference pamphlet   Let’s Get Interactive

BTJ Episode 002

Episode 2 Show Notes Episode #2: How are you cultivating leadership in others? In this episode, we talk about successes and challenges we have had related to cultivating leadership in others and we discuss how we are trying to be more intentional about leadership learning with our PLN. We interview Brandi Miller, Tech TOSA for