Author Archive for Amber Teamann

Amber Teamann is an assistant principal at Luna Elementary in Garland, Texas. She enjoys the challenges of working with a diverse group of students on her K-5 campus, as well as challenging and empowering her teachers. As a former technology facilitator for her district, she looks forward to integrating as much technology into her teachers classrooms as possible, all with a smile!

Are you busy busy, busy?

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This post is cross posted from Technically yours, Teamann. Busy is the new black. Ask anyone how they are doing and what do response do you get? “Stressed!” “Overwhelmed!” “Can’t keep up!” “Tired!” Can you imagine what would happen if…

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Have you ever felt like things were moving too fast? Like things weren’t getting your full attention? Like you were overwhelmed and didn’t know where to start?   Three “strategies” I’ve employed this year to help me “manage” the tasks…

Are you driving or drifting?

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I have a post it on my computer that simply states, “Be intentional.” Did you know that every single day you’re choosing to either move forward or move backward? There really never is a standing still, especially in this field…

I’m a fan of a to-do list. (Especially if it’s on lined, monogrammed paper!) I highly enjoy crossing things off as I accomplish them, it just makes me feel as if I am being so productive in life…as if then…

Window of Opportunity

It’s always interesting to me how worlds can collide. We had a guest speaker at church tonight, Dr. Tim Kimmel. His sermon was on grace based parenting, particularly, how to get through the sensitive tween years.  While I don’t quite have…

Whose light can you be?

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“If you’re doing all that, who’s doing your job?” “People only present because they think it looks good on their resume.” “She’s obviously all about herself, I mean, look at what she does.”   These three statements literally were shared…

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  This was cross posted from Technically yours, Teamann. Had the privilege of meeting Brian Pete and Robin Fogarty at ASCD in FL a few years ago. Their session on training was probably one of the best I’d ever been too! If…