One of the things I like to do when getting organized is to create a notebook where I keep everything. It’s not a three-ring binder, although that would work just as effectively. (Those are too bulky for my personal preference.) I like to use a composition book, and using sticky notes, I create tabs for important information. This notebook follows me all year. Organized Sections in the Notebook In this notebook, I have a section for "Important Dates." At the beginning of the year, I write ... Read More about Organize Your Meeting Notes: It’s Quick & Easy!
I really loved Donalyn Miller’s book The Book Whisperer when it came out a while back, so you can imagine my excitement when she recently released a new book titled Reading in the Wild. Something she mentioned, which I imagine we can all agree with, is that kids today are just too plugged in. Internet, video games, iPod and iPad, apps; you name it! This leaves too little for the imagination and only makes our jobs more challenging. In her book, she asks her students if they were prepared ... Read More about Attention, Please. We Have a Book Emergency!