The Things That Make a Great Childhood, Are the Things That Make a Great Education.

The Things That Make a Great Childhood, Are the Things That Make a Great Education.

There has been a lot of steam in education politics lately. A LOT. And it has had my mind spinning for weeks now. In a nutshell, no one agrees on what children need to know or how to teach them whatever it is they are supposed to know. I know, crazy. We’ve been teaching kids […]

I’m Looking For Stories…

I’m Looking For Stories…

I love research. But what I love even more is seeing it in action. I love reading about teachers who took the leap and made a difference in students lives. I love reading about parents who go the extra mile. It melts my heart EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. That is what life is about isn’t it? […]

What Happens If You Don’t? A Cause Worth Fighting For…

What Happens If You Don’t? A Cause Worth Fighting For…

What happens if you don’t?     I’ve been writing article after article about all the things that fill my head. I somewhat have a direction, but I’ve learned how beautiful living a life of improvisation can be. There are some key research points I want to make sure you see, but I also want […]

On Your Best Days, and Even Your Worst Days, I Believe In You!

On Your Best Days, and Even Your Worst Days, I Believe In You!

On Your Best Days, and Even On Your Worst Days, I Believe In You!   I wanted to send out a little note today to just talk and check in to see how you are. I am working on a couple new postsย titled, It Takes A Village, Let’s Be That Village, and one untitled about […]

What’s On Your Mind?

What’s On Your Mind?

Hi Friend! Part of my mission with TreeSchool is to check in with my followers and see how their days are going. I have a lot of information and random crazy ideas left to share with you ๐Ÿ™‚ , but I also want to make sure that I am answering the questions you have…facing head […]

When You Were in 3rd Grade

When You Were in 3rd Grade

This is a note to my 3rd grade class… When I really started making TreeSchool happen, when it started to take shape, and I started to see it as real, I woke up early one morning with this desire to check in on you (I’m not the only teacher who does that I promise ๐Ÿ˜‰ […]

I Love You This Big

I Love You This Big

First, I’m sorry the music player looks jumbled…I’m working on it! Now, music is a big part of my life. I am not at all good at playing instruments, but music speaks to my heart, and can change my mood in seconds. I recently wrote about Taylor Swift’s song, Never Grow Up, which is one […]