August 21, 2017 in Well Being

Isn’t it strange how two people can see the same situation in two completely different ways? It speaks to the power of thoughts over circumstances. We have, if we so choose, the power to find the treasure or the trouble in anything.

January 25, 2017 in Well Being

There is one essential question that you need to ask each morning, “Am I going to seize the day or merely accept what comes?” Frankly, there are only two ways to approach the day ahead. One is to actively pursue your goals and dreams. The other is to passively receive whatever the day brings.

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August 21, 2017 by Julie Hasson

Obligations or Opportunities

Isn’t it strange how two people can see the same situation in two completely different ways? It speaks to the power of thoughts over circumstances. We have, if we so choose, the power to find the treasure or the trouble in anything.




July 26, 2017 by Julie Hasson

Breaking Up with Data

For the last three months, I have watched the teachers and leaders I love (the ones I have witnessed making an undeniable impact on kids) feel defeated by VAM (Value-Added Model) scores and school grades. In supporting them, I have had the opportunity to reflect on my own love-hate relationship with data.




June 28, 2017 by Julie Hasson

The BIG E

I’ve talked to countless educators this summer about the work they are doing to prepare for a new school year. Without exception, they all mention these four E’s in some form: Essential content; engaging lessons; effective strategies; efficient procedures