Author: Amber Teamann

I have been blogging for a long time. I blogged as a teacher with my students 10 years ago. I blogged as a facilitator with technology integration ideas & shout outs. I blogged as an AP, just about education leadership thoughts and with my staff. Last year I decided that each blog that was written […]

Read More Life as a principal, #taketwo

As techie as I am, I have mentioned my love for my Erin Condren planner here and here. I’ve discussed my notebook for my meeting notes. That takes care of two facets of my daily world, but what about the other pieces that should also be on your plate? RTI, PLC’s, student data, etc etc etc… […]

Read More Planning as a Principal, part 2 #taketwo

A simple google search will yield many a list of “principal must do’s or how to’s “. While I can’t speak to mastering many of them, what I can do is give my “16-17” to do better list…these are compiled from many conversations with my friends, my edupeeps, my staff, my parents…voices that have a vested […]

Read More Be the leader who…

Being connected means I am always available on something. I’m checking twitter, or my email, or instagram all of the time. There is facebook messenger, there is snapchat. My staff…

Read More How available are you?

I shared these paragraphs with my staff in their weekly “Get Whitt it!” today…(See my other weeks here.) A blank calendar. A fresh start. It’s the perfect time to evaluate where…

Read More Purpose & Positivity, part 2

This isn’t post about proximity…unless you mean proximity to things that stress you out! I read a great book this week from the perspective of a navy SEAL. He detailed…

Read More The three foot rule…

Have you ever been pulled over? This may surprise you, cough cough, but my driving style is a lot like the way I talk…and write. Fast and furious, always trying…

Read More Expecting vs extending grace…