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New Teacher Academy at #ISTE2016

Going to #ISTE2016? Are you a new or pre-service teacher? Admin or Professor, who works with new teachers? Join us! Oh and did I mention it's FREE?!

+Tanya Avrith …

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on June 17, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Welcoming the New Year with a Slow and Steady Fire

I’m a big fan of Carly Simon. I have been for many years. I love her music, admire her talent and have been stunned by the honest ways she’s shared her life’s journey.

On this new year’s eve, I was feeling nostalgic and was searching for music on my iPod that would suit my mood.

I found it.

This song by Simon spoke to me and I knew I had to share it…

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on December 31, 2012 at 6:11pm — No Comments

Welcoming the New Year with a Slow and Steady Fire

I’m a big fan of Carly Simon. I have been for many years. I love her music, admire her talent and have been stunned by the honest ways she’s shared her life’s journey.

On this new year’s eve, I was feeling nostalgic and was searching for music on my iPod that would suit my mood.

I found it.

This song by Simon spoke to me and I knew I had to share it…

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on December 31, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Left Foot, Right Foot…Breathe:The Dance of a New Teacher and a Mentor

Photo via Jessica Smith @NCAAJessic

Last week, I was deeply touched by the news that Pat Summit, the all-time winningest coach in NCAA basketball history, is stepping down as the head coach of the  …

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on April 27, 2012 at 6:02pm — 1 Comment

What Are You Teaching Today? Poetry That Inspires!

Reading poetry is inspirational! And teaching it can be even more so. If you haven't thought about using poetry in your daily work with students, I really want you to re-think that whole idea today.

April's theme of National Poetry Month can be a great way to kick-start the use of poetry in your classroom. I'm keeping this book on my desk in April: …

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on April 20, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Let’s Honor the Contributions of Women who Teach! #iwd

Thursday was International Women’s Day! A time to honor Women Around the World!

Annually on March 8th, thousands of events are held throughout the world to bring to the forefront what women have accomplished in all the diverse fields and passions and celebrate those achievements. The web was rich with information about Global and local activities that will connect women from all around the…

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on March 10, 2012 at 11:21am — No Comments

Dear Teacher:Be Remarkable Today!

“Have you ever felt that You were supposed to do something amazing, important, outstanding?

That only you can do and that you were destined for greatness?

Remember when you thought…anything was possible? It is!”

A few years back I found this amazing video on the website of …

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on March 3, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Nobody tells people who are beginners…

I’ve spent a lot of time over the last two months researching people and blog post ideas that speak to the message of how to stay inspired. I’ve paid particular attention to those that are not educators. Why you say? Well…I really believe that we, those of us that are educators, have to take the time and the initiative to learn from others in different creative crafts and get out of our “educational” box. I believe that stretching into a space that is not educational, helps me to see my work…

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on January 13, 2012 at 9:32pm — No Comments

2011 Edublogs Awards: #ntchat made the shortlist! #eddies11

The 2011 Edublogs Awards Shortlist

I am excited to share some fun information with all of you and it’s in reference to the 2011 Edublog Awards! This is an annual event highlighting the best in the Edublogosphere and Twitterverse.…

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on December 11, 2011 at 12:43pm — No Comments

Gratefulness and Gratitude for Friendships

 

We all should be feeling a sense of gratefulness as we head into this time of Thanksgiving.I realize that not all the hundreds of educators that I collaborate with world-wide, celebrate this holiday, so I hope you’ll indulge me.

Regardless of where you are in your life or career right now, there is at least one thing…

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on November 23, 2011 at 10:04am — No Comments

Mentoring Mondays~20 Tidbits for New Teachers at OCRA2011

Mentoring Happens!



 

On Saturday October 29, 2011 I had the incredible opportunity to spend the day at the Orange County Reading Association’s  Annual Fall Conference. This was the 48th year that this event was held and the setting was…

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on November 9, 2011 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Mentoring Mondays. The Teacher Mentoring Project #edchat #ntchat

 

(As shared on my blog 10/24/11 at Teachingwithsoul.com)

Mentoring Matters

A mentoring commitment is not easy, but mentoring matters. It takes hard work by the mentor and mentee, but it’s work that I believe is worth the…

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on October 26, 2011 at 9:15am — No Comments

Mentoring Matters. Will You Take Up the Challenge?

 



(Sharing my latest post from my Edutopia New Teacher Blog http://www.edutopia.org/blog/mentoring-new-teachers-lisa-dabbs)

Mentoring…

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on October 15, 2011 at 10:48am — 1 Comment

Yeah…I Do it Anyway! #passiondriven

 

May 22, 2011

Every Year, our church, WACC, coördinates a Serve Weekend Project in May. This year I choose to partner with a Non-Profit organization in our community, WRHAP, and be the SERVE Leader on this project. This event was scheduled to be held on Saturday, May 21.

The clients that are served by …

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on May 27, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

What are you reading today? Poetry that inspires...#poetry

 

 

April is National Poetry Month and it's been a while since I've taken the time to slow down enough to truly read poetry. Read it slowly, enjoy it, savor it, relish it. Let it "slow cook" in my heart, mind and soul.

I know...poetry is not for everyone. But I do know that I love it.

So I thought...what is the best way that I can get back…

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on April 13, 2011 at 11:35am — No Comments

Goal 21: Encourage Creativity in the classroom…and beyond! #30Goals

 

by teachingwithsoul

Creativity beyond the classroom walls can be achieved!

Take 5 min and listen to my podcast for today…You can find it here:Sound…

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on March 9, 2011 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Goal 17: This little light of mine...I'm gonna let it shine!

 

Take 28 seconds and listen to the message from this age-old song.

 

Goal: What will you start to do today to let your light shine? What action will you take? How will you do it? Share it with a colleague.

Quote: “And as we let our own…

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on February 28, 2011 at 7:54pm — No Comments

Goal 15:How do we guide them? 30Goals Challenge

February 19, 2011

The topic of discussion around the Global Crisis of  HIV and AIDS is difficult.  It becomes even more difficult when you add the need to have this discussion in our public and private school settings. The stigmas are huge, but the dangers to our students, of being ill-informed, are even bigger.

My son Jason is experiencing  first hand, how difficult the discussions really are, working in Florida as a patient advocate for…

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on February 19, 2011 at 12:54pm — No Comments

A celebration of LOVE and Life

February 14, 2011
by teachingwithsoul

 

 

Today is my grandmother’s birthday. She was born on 2/14/1914. Her name was Carmen.…

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on February 16, 2011 at 10:56am — 1 Comment

30 Goals Challenge Goal 8: Rethink Classroom Management

February 10, 2011
by teachingwithsoul

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Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on February 11, 2011 at 4:18pm — No Comments

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