Own Your Impact

I have yet to meet a teacher who doesn’t wish to perfect their craft. Reflection is an excellent way to critically examine your teaching. Even though I consider reflection to be a vital tool to make more effective educators, I propose that excellent educators take reflection a step further – great teachers own and evaluate their impact. Teacher Ownership   Taking ownership is a difficult but … Continue reading Own Your Impact

Turn the Ship Around

This is the fourth post in a four-part series around our Sticky Core Values. This blog is co-written by Jordan Greene, currently a Taylor Mill Leader and 5th grade teacher, Holly Roth, currently a Taylor Mill Leader and special education teacher, Kelly Savicki currently a Taylor Mill Leader and Counselor, and Melody Stacy, currently a Taylor Mill Leader and Principal at Taylor Mill Elementary. INSPIRE The USS … Continue reading Turn the Ship Around

Just Like Roosevelt

This is the third post in a four-part series around our Sticky Core Values. This blog is co-written by Katelyn Callahan, currently a Taylor Mill Leader and 4th grade teacher, Brittany Starnes, currently a Taylor Mill Leader and 1st grade teacher, Jan Kane, currently a Taylor Mill Leader and Music teacher, Natasha Greis, currently a Taylor Mill Leader and 1st grade teacher. INSPIRE In the opening … Continue reading Just Like Roosevelt

Mind in Boat

This post is second in a four-part series around our Sticky Core Values. This blog is co-written by Jordan Greene, currently a Taylor Mill Leader and 5th grade teacher, Kim Laughlin currently Assistant Principal and Taylor Mill Leader, and Melody Stacy, currently Believer-in-Chief at Taylor Mill Elementary. INSPIRE In the 1930’s, during the height of the depression, the University of Washington put together a rowing … Continue reading Mind in Boat