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Books Calling to You From the Shelf

by Meredith Johnson Do you ever sense one of your favorite books calling to you from the bookshelf where you placed it? It is like suddenly thinking about an old, cherished friend and quickly dashing off a text message to that person or calling…

Against the Wind by Meredith Johnson

How fortunate we are as educators to have the opportunity on Saturday mornings to chat with others about our favorite topic and read passionate responses to posed questions. This morning, I was inspired by others during #LeadUpChat and #LeadLAP. I view it as a…

January 12, 2019 Blog Post by Aubrey Yeh

Guest Blog Post by Aubrey Yeh @Ms_A_Yeh When I was teaching in the classroom, I had this sign on my door. It was laminated, and I would fill in whatever book I was currently reading with a white board marker. I wanted my students…

My Story of WHY I Am a Teacher by Nicole Biscotti

I do not come from a long line of teachers. I don’t even come from a long line of educated people. My mother was the first person in my family to earn a college degree and I am the first to earn a Master’s…

Reaching for a Gift Card This Holiday Season? Hold Your Horses!!

Meredith Johnson, author Is that you I see reaching for a holiday gift card because you’re unsure of what to get someone this year? May I please offer you a different possibility for that relative or friend who you find challenging to pick out…

Twitter’s Ripple Effect

by Meredith Johnson, #BookCampPD moderator Since I joined Twitter in March of 2012, almost six years ago, my understanding of its “ripple effect” is still growing. Years ago, when I would try to encourage my colleagues to join as my enthusiasm was like going…

GRATITUDE – Pass it on!

A guest blog post by Bridget Gengler @BridgetGengler Back in the beginning of October I joined the #BeKindEDU chat. That particular evening the chat’s focus was gratitude. Meredith Johnson from #BookCampPD posted the following quote from William Arthur Ward – “Gratitude can transform common…

Never Ending Journey by Meredith Johnson

What is there about Twitter that draws educators from all over the globe to return day after day? Certainly, at the end of a day, many are exhausted emotionally and mentally from rising to each occasion in meeting the needs of students, staff, and…

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…

Professional Learning – 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…

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