Author: Amber Teamann

My principal bestie, Melinda Miller and I have this Facebook group dedicated to Staff Appreciation and Celebration. It’s an entire page for administrators to share and creatively copy all sorts of great ideas, all meat to encourage, motivate and celebrate your teachers/staff. While it can be overwhelming, it does make me feel SO much better […]

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This weekend I’m at an SDE conference with my kinder team. Kindergarten is its own beast, ya’ll. I taught fourth grade. Big tall fourth graders who relatively could control their emotions, tie their shoes, and regular complete multistep tasks. There were two opportunities I had to cover some kinder classes this year and my’lanta. I’ve never been more […]

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How do you as an administrator (or teacher!) feel about conferences? Professional learning? Empowering your teachers?Here are the things we did to maximize sending our team of teachers to #TCEA! Make the most out of your next conference! Often our budgets and #allthethings (subs! testing! schedules! teaching!), make it impossible to send every teacher we have […]

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I can still remember the year that Mitt Price, my principal, offered to send me to TCEA as a 4th-grade teacher, as a “reward” for all that I was doing on and for our campus, a Technology Magnet Center. As a Technology Facilitator, I loved attending and presenting with some pretty awesome friends on a […]

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We’re all feeling the blahness here in Texas…multiple weeks of cold weather…we just can’t handle it! Spring break is HOW  many weeks away?? HOW many assessments do we have coming up? We like to joke that October and February are like the armpits of the school year. Not a lot to look forward to, but […]

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Having a beast that just turned 16 means I get to engage in all of the driver centered conversations. It’s “When can I, where can I, how can I” for #allthethings. I’m watching friend after friend post pictures of permits, of licenses, of cars. (Parent pressure, yeesh.) It’s not a decision that we’re rushing into […]

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I came across a teachers bucket list on IG by @PrestoPlans and knew I wanted to do one! Several of the ideas would have translated into my admin shoes…but then I decided to make an ADMIN version! Of course, as I sat staring at the page…I realized I wanted MORE! (Please see the previous blog! ha!) […]

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Every day we are presented opportunities to say thank you. From a door being opened to the gift of a chipper coworker who lifts our spirits…this is a season of opportunities to be thankful and to say thank you. There is also scientific evidence that expressing genuine gratitude on a daily basis can improve physical […]

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We all know that it takes a partnership between home and school to foster the kind of connections and growth we strive for as educators. When you have those kinds of quality relationships, it opens the door for parents to support the academic standards…

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