Guest Blog Post by Stacey Dallas Johnston

September 27, 2018 BIO: Stacey Dallas Johnston is a veteran educator, a blogger, and the person in the meeting who always has a question. After 18 years in the classroom teaching HS English, Johnston is working on Special Assignment with the Nevada Dept. of Education on Teacher Leader Initiatives for the 2018-2019 school year. This […]

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Blog Post – Meredith Johnson

By: Meredith Johnson – mjjohnson1216 Professional Learning – BookCamp Bounce Back Remember the feeling of standing at the edge of the ocean, your toes in the sand, at the point where the crashing waves just barely reach your feet? You look out in the distance at a turquoise wave that will soon tumble at your […]

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Ruby Slipper Reflections – Pro Driven – August, 2018

Guest Blog Posting by Julie Gordon Buccitti Like many educators, I’ve been spending time this summer on my own professional development through reading, participating in book studies, and preparing a PD presentation for when we return to school. One of the book studies I participated in was through #BookCampPD on Twitter, where the book, “Professionally […]

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Book Resources – Social Comprehension

From the time I was a young child, in the early 1960’s, I always wanted to be in education. Instead of playing with dolls, I tried to check out books from my parents’ extensive library to my brothers. To my dismay, they weren’t interested. My best friend and I would write long class lists with […]

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Guest Blog Post by BreAnn Fennell

BreAnn Fennell is an elementary school teacher from Ohio. She has published two children’s books “Play? Yay!” and “Choose Your Cheer.” She is a defender of play and advocate for children! Twitter has been a fantastic avenue for me to connect with other educators. Being a teacher, wife, and a mom of two very spirited […]

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Guest Blog Posting by Kym Harjes – Velez

Date: July 2018 Author of Post: Kym Harjes-Velez @KymHarjes Title of Post: Giving & Receiving…My Journey in Teaching The actions of giving and receiving are ones that were modeled for me early in life. I was blessed with a family who understood the importance of these traits and was given opportunities to both give and […]

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