OK, I know it's a typical discussion thread, but setting goals and reflecting on our accomplishments are big parts of what we do, is it not? OK, I'll share first. My educational New Year's goals are as follows: 1. Give more efficient feedback. That doesn't mean more, it means better, and in such a way that I'm not cutting into my family time, my me time, and my teaching time. 2. Find Time During the Day To Move - I need to get outside more during my day. I need to stretch more during passing periods, walk after school or during lunchtime, and find a way to move my body besides following the worn-out path my table wanderings have created around my room. I'm not a desk-sitter as a teacher, but I'm also not moving in other ways during the day. If I preach about moving our bodies to help our brains, I should be doing it more myself during the day. OK, fess up. What are your goals? -Heather WG
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