All posts by: Kristin Tenney-Blackwell

How do you learn best? When you’re thinking through a problem, do you approach it with research and introspection or do you talk it through with someone? Many of us...
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As summer heats up, perhaps you’re feeling some inner chill–finding the balance between work and relaxation that eludes you most of the school year. I hope so! But I know...
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Within the whirl of activity (which can totally feel like a storm): meetings, flights to get to meetings (including hurdling trash cans to make these flights and overnight airport stays...
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I often wonder about the possible inner landscape of a teacher on one of those really difficult days – the rocky terrain of children’s challenging behavior, a distracted mind filled...
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In my work, I’m often asked questions about being ready. What does it mean? How do we do it? What if we never really feel ready? Does being ready take...
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National Plan for Vacation Day – I had no idea there was even such a thing??? So, I did some digging. It looks like this day (the last Tuesday in...
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In my recent attempts to stay grounded, I have also found myself wanting to go far and wide. In some instances, no return trip planned. I would be taking my...
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You may already know that my guiding word for 2019 is grounded. I am working hard to remember this,especially on the days it feels easier (or more desirable) to lose...
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Ready, set…blastoff! Or, not? At first glance, this may appear as a rocket getting ready to blast off. In fact, this may be the first thing many of us think...
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