Taming Our Trauma Brain

July 22, 2020
According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, more than two-thirds of children will experience at least one
Katrina Litzau

Same Beliefs – New Format

We had two weeks from the time school closed to the re-opening fully online. Over those two weeks, several questions
Jennifer Brauner

Riding the Wave: Managing Uncertainty Personally and Professionally

July 10, 2020
Now is a time when I’m grateful I’ve talked to my kids about mixed feelings. They like being home with
Tracy Wagers

Our Schools Are All About People Work

November 20, 2019
…and to move them, we’ve got to be really good at it! Let’s be clear.  We don’t run meetings.  We
Scott Murphy

What does it mean to coach? Consider the 4 A’s

September 9, 2019
As I gasped through the end of my workout recently, I reflected on the conversation I had with my coach

Three Ways to Show Teachers their Impact

February 12, 2019
I received this text message at 10:30 pm on a fall night from my freshman son at Colorado State University

Empowering Problem Solvers

December 20, 2018
Santi had some cookies. His mom baked him 9 more. Now he has 16. How many cookies did Santi have
Wendy Ward Hoffer

Cry for Meaning: Making Sense of Math

November 5, 2018
A literacy teacher shared with me about a recent reading conference with one of her second graders: the little girl
Wendy Ward Hoffer

Facilitating Groups is Really Hard

October 8, 2018
In schools we have asked people to coach and mentor individuals.  We work with one person and support her growth
Scott Murphy

Planning Reminders for Professional Learning: Part Two

March 5, 2018
Before reading this entry, be sure to check out Part One for additional reminders when planning professional learning, as well

Planning Reminders for Professional Learning: Part One

February 26, 2018
Be sure to read Creating a Predictable Structure for Professional Learning by Michelle Morris Jones as a precursor to this

Creating a Predictable Structure for Professional Learning

February 12, 2018
Fueled with coffee and the remaining adrenaline from wrapping up the academic year, I gathered with a partner school’s Instructional

The Importance of ‘Understanding’ in Mathematics

October 27, 2017
Learn More at an Upcoming PEBC Math Institute Advance your math instruction by attending a PEBC institute where you can
Wendy Ward Hoffer

Engaging Secondary Students through Community

September 6, 2017
Stevi Quate, PhD New school year, new student mindset School wasn’t Carlos’ thing but he promised himself that this year

Continuity from the Classroom to the Staffroom

September 1, 2017
Education Director, Scott Murphy Leading with Intention How often have you been involved in leadership training where you went through


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