A couple of years ago, I decided to focus on educational writing in my areas of expertise. I spent a year learning how to watercolor, journal, and decompress after retiring from an incredible career in public education. After several months into retirement, I discovered that
Happy birthday, Corwin Connect!
In the last two years, we've seen the incredible impact of blogging. On Corwin Connect, we've celebrated innovative teachers in the classroom and leaders who connect with students. We've read stories of courageous conversations and talked about what great teachers do.
In the last year,
Putting ourselves out there can be really intimidating maybe even terrifying but it doesn’t have to be. Social media and blogging are an opportunity to share our unique voices with a community who is invested in learning and growing with us.
A few years ago I,
Any practitioner would agree that reflection is an essential part of growth. Looking back upon our learning and considering the merits and challenges of our experiences is a tremendous part of how we develop as educators and learners.
Imagine creating a space meant just to consider
Reflection is the single most important part of my daily practice as an educator. My blog is the most efficient vehicle for that activity.
A year and a half ago, I dragged my feet at the idea of maintaining a blog and actively passed those duties