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{American Ninja Warrior} Long Story Short…

My team & I had a great week, check it out... We are SUPER excited to sign up two new sites for the coaches & principals training September 5 & 6: Rapides Parish School District, the 8th largest school district in Louisiana! Calhoun ISD, a great district...

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For Coaches

6 Questions You Have to Answer Before Scheduling PD

You know how you learn something that is so important that you wish that you could go back to the past so that you can do them right? Well, I feel that way about planning professional development.  My approach has always been that ‘more is more’ and that in order for...

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For Leaders

6 Questions You Have to Answer Before Scheduling PD

You know how you learn something that is so important that you wish that you could go back to the past so that you can do them right? Well, I feel that way about planning professional development.  My approach has always been that ‘more is more’ and that in order for...

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I’m So Glad You Dropped In

Telling the truth about teaching… and getting on with life!

Well… that’s me in a nutshell!  I’m Jill Jackson and I’m a teacher who has a great life that I also want to go out and live!

Since 2002, I’ve traveled over 1,250,000 miles and have trained thousands of educators about how to teach reading, plan for interventions and manage the latest education crazes so they don’t lose their marbles.  And throughout all of those miles and time spent with educators, I’ve come to realize this: we are best (and we get the best results) when we keep things simple in the classroom

I know that simple works and I’m practically obsessed with helping you simplify your teaching life. I also know that successful teachers are happy teachers… and I’m totally convinced that all of us teacher-types have to have a life outside of education to be happy in the classroom.

So… let’s say that we get on with the simple part, OK?