Author: Lynn Hardin

Amongst your students and the staff you work with reflect on who is “Hunting” and who is a “Gathering.”  This awareness will give you a better understanding of how to…

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This is a time of year for giving and receiving. The giving part is easy as I gifted my staff with gifts that expressed my appreciation for their hard work.…

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A safe environment is necessary for students to succeed academically.  A space of both physical and emotional safety is key.  Safety is different for boys than for girls. Girls have…

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You can overcome anything if you don’t bellyache. ~Bernard M. Baruch To complain is an intransitive verb that means to express unhappiness, describe symptoms, and protest.  The synonyms are protest,…

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“It is the privilege of wisdom to listen” (Oliver Wendell Holmes) To listen with an open mind and uncritical eye is an art. One of the greatest opportunities in my…

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Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens. Carl Jung I am aware that I have been given…

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The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set…

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Name: Penultimate (iTunes Link) Publisher: Cocoa Box Design Price: $2.99 Platform: iPad My quest for today was to find a tool that would allow me to blend in with my…

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On Facebook I asked my friends what they thought made a good teacher.  Here are some of the comments: a good teacher is one who knows what is REALLY going…

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I return to open my school office in 3 days and my teachers will follow.   It is important  to me that they feel welcomed back, supported and energized for the…

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