Author Archives: kskeeters

About kskeeters

Grateful wife, adoring mother, dedicated educator, life-long learner. @keriskeeters

Practicing Gratitude

Maybe I’ve had my head in the sand, or I’ve been living under a rock – or maybe it’s just that I’ve been “too busy” to notice, but I discovered recently that November is National Gratitude month (read more about … Continue reading

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One Great Shot: Edcamp Leadership

It’s been a while, but I’m trying again. I’m thinking about today’s “one great shot” (see my previous blog post re: one great shot):  Today, like many others, I attended Edcamp Leadership. This is absolutely just what I needed – to … Continue reading

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One Great Shot

I recently finished reading The Energy Bus by Jon Gordon. There are many, many great lessons that I learned from my reading, and I have many ideas that I am beginning to (or have plans to) put into practice. One idea in particular … Continue reading

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The Amazing Potential of Play

The true object of all human life is play.  ~G.K. Chesterton Early childhood and elementary educators know significance of the roll of play in learning. When we provide time for children to engage in play, especially and most importantly purposeful … Continue reading

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#CelebrateMonday 11.23.15

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. ~Karl Barth Happy Monday! What a beautiful opportunity we have this week to take time to feel and express gratitude, as Thanksgiving is just a few days away. Last Thursday the topic for … Continue reading

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Not-So-Great Days Sometimes Yield Great Insight

Yesterday wasn’t a great day. It started out just fine – it was Monday and I was excited to begin the week. Since I’ve started #Celebrate(ing)Monday this year, I’ve actually been looking forward to that often lamented day of the … Continue reading

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#CelebrateMonday 11.16.15

Welcome to Monday! We’ve made it, we’re here today! It’s a privilege some weren’t afforded. So live today accordingly! My Monday didn’t start off great this morning. First thing this morning I received an unpleasant text message. I made me … Continue reading

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