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October 25, 2018
Lisa Palanca for Palanca Leadership
Imagine the glee on students faces when they arrive at their classroom in the morning to exclaim:
“Hey! We’ve got a Sub!”
For many students, a substitute teacher represents a free-for-all day, where the mettle of the sub is tested by normally well behaved students actin...
October 17, 2018
I had a few conversations yesterday with people who presently work in schools with students.
The first, particularly, was ironic.
This was a former teacher, principal, asst. superintendent, superintendent, and now, a 3rd grade teacher in her retirement. She was absolutel...
October 14, 2018
I love the term ‘life-long learner’.
Maybe because it gives me a pass for not knowing information or just being plain uninformed.
When I began my nonprofit organization, I did so thinking that I would save teens and young adults from “being ignorant” to the manners, beha...
October 8, 2018
It is October.
Fond memories of Halloweens, bonfires, Homecoming, and ironing brilliant leaves between waxed paper, fill my head.
I am reminded of costumes that were created over a series of days that left us breathless with hilarious laughter. Dressing up was such a ste...
October 5, 2018
Have you ever had that feeling that the deck is stacked against you?
Do you feel, in your heart, the unfairness of a situation, yet know you can do nothing to change it or make it better?
It chaps. It makes us bristle. We cry sometimes.
This may be true.
But little drops m...
Why should I listen to adults?
December 12, 2019
That is a hard no.
December 5, 2019
Thank You Giving
November 22, 2019
November 13, 2019
You can Catch more Flies with Honey
November 7, 2019
Lift UP Your Teachers
October 28, 2019
What are you doing to take care of you?
October 23, 2019
Somebody's Watching You
October 21, 2019
Disconnect for Better Connection
October 16, 2019
October 2, 2019
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