Jamie MacPherson

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December 28, 2020 Our Top 5 Blogs of 2020

This has been a wild, unbelievable year. If you’re like me, you’re probably ready to put it all behind you. We’ve endured fires, murder hornets,…

December 16, 2020 Take 5: Learning to Let Go with Classic Holiday-ish Movies

It’s the time of year when the days seem to be getting shorter, the feel of winter is in the air, and the…

November 25, 2020 Find Your Five: Cultivating Gratitude During Difficult Times

I simply love Thanksgiving. The planning, the prepping, the cooking, the hosting, and most importantly -- the time spent with those that I…

October 28, 2020 Embrace the Moments: Creating Positive Experiences

Halloween is right around the corner. If you're fortunate enough to have any exposure to kids around this time of year, you can…

October 16, 2020 Changing the Conversation: Praising Effort over Ability

Praise can be incredibly powerful. It’s that spark we see on our students’ faces when we offer a bit of useful positive reinforcement…

September 30, 2020 Teaching the Election

Regardless of which candidate we believe will do the best job running our country, we as educators understand the importance of teaching politics…

May 13, 2020 A Little Grace

It is midnight as I write this. My 5 year old daughter has just fallen asleep for the second time…

April 29, 2020 Using PBL to Prevent the Spread

*Editor's Note: The following blog was originally published on PBL Works. Learn how you can get started with Project Based Learning by visiting PBL…