Your Child Is Known: The Importance of “My Learning”

Flourish Article Fall 2017 My baby book sits in an old cardboard box in my basement. Occasionally I will pull it out, pages yellowed and perfectly square photos slipping out from the once tacky pages. Memories of my childhood will flood my thoughts, of people who are no longer with us and of special times … More Your Child Is Known: The Importance of “My Learning”

What is YOUR Purpose? 

PURPOSE Noun: the reason for which something exists  What is your purpose? What is preventing you from discovering your purpose? Leadercast Women asked this very question to the hundreds in attendance. That is a pretty lofty question to impose on someone, isn’t it? I honestly can’t articulate my purpose on this Earth in a neatly written phrase…YET. I know that we … More What is YOUR Purpose? 

My Learning- My Musing Series #3

How might we, as engineers, design a hurricane proof house? How can we simulate the experience of how hurricane force winds can cause mass destruction? All of those very questions were answered recently during the 4th grade science unit on weather. Our talented science teacher, Lauren Rose, takes students through the engineering and design process where they … More My Learning- My Musing Series #3

My Learning- My Musings Series #2

When we think of literacy in elementary school, we immediately think of traditional reading and writing skills. Our Early Learners and Pre-K students are exposed to literacy in a variety of different ways so that they have a strong foundation for language and exposure to rich opportunities to develop those language skills. Miss Connie (@MissConniesPreK) and … More My Learning- My Musings Series #2


Jim Knight @jimknight99 #itstartswithus Partnering for Impact: Realizing Our Best Potential Moving forward, we need to be thinking about unity…not division. How do we come together when there’s so much disharmony? We are not at our best when we are separated from one another. Fear this is what divides us and leads to anger, control, justification, … More #ItStartsWithUs

Better Conversations #tlc2016

Ann Hoffman @annghoffman Jim Knight-A wonderful conversation happens with practice, knowing who you are, creating habits. Communication is central to everything we do. Too often, conversations are destructive and you can control that. Think of a time you engaged in a rich, meaningful conversation…where you walked away feeling inspire, engaged, or connected. Qualities? leaned in, … More Better Conversations #tlc2016