Some of the best lessons are taught in the moments between literacy and numeracy. These golden moments based on kindness, connection and community are the moments I live for.

I have a passion for acknowledging the accomplishments of educators and affirming them as they journey on their paths, cheering them on as they use connection and relationship to revolutionize their practice.

Over the past 18 months, every Friday, I’ve sent out a weekly email titled “What I’ve learned as a mama, a teacher, and a human”.

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The last times, it’s not about the kids, Wolfpack

 It’s not about the kids. We often hear “it’s all about the kids”. But in the case of the extreme exhaustion, anxiety and fear heard in the stories I’ve held of teachers these years (and in my own journey), I can undoubtedly say, these things are NOT about the kids.

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What is the universe trying to teach you?

Have you ever heard this saying? It is a sentiment, a lesson, a theory I distinctly remember learning about back in Grade 12. One that a teacher believed wholeheartedly in and one that has sat with me since. One that I also believe in. One that has inspired many a

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A few of my favourite books

The question I get asked the most by far is “can you send me a list of your favourite books?” I will talk books all. day. long. with anyone who wants to listen. So it is hard for me to narrow it down to my favourites – especially when I

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Pros and cons, inquiry live, and circle of control

In a beautiful conversation with our Elder in Residence, Ms. Christina Fox this week after school we were chatting about what makes us who we are and what we bring to the table in our school community. Ms. Fox has the most wonderful way of making me reflect. And she made this

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Change of heart

If you have followed me for a while, you will know that I frequently post my favourite saying, “Promote WHAT you love instead of bashing WHAT you hate…” I’ve never been able to confirm for sure who first said this quote, but it touched me so deeply that I adopted

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Learning courage, compassion and connection with #KindnessCapes

This is a little blog I wrote in 2017 (with a few little edits) after getting many requests to explain our #KindnessCapes experiences and how they worked in the classroom. Learning Courage, Compassion and Connection with #KindnessCapesI am crazy about kindness. Sharing it, spreading it, promoting it, talking about it,

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