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It's the Final Countdown (The end of year thoughts)

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As I finish off the end of this year, today being my last teaching day, I thought I would share my end of year reflections. Reflecting is such an important practice for us as educators and if we effectively model it, our students can use it to become effective learners as well. Blogging is a reflective practice for me and is always a great way to help me share my thoughts (even if I haven't done so for a couple of months, oops!).

As I think back on the 2018-2019 school year, here are 5 things I learned.

1. Some graduating classes are harder to say goodbye to than others. For whatever reason, this group of seniors really resonated with me. While I am excited for their next chapters, I will miss the passion for learning and humor that they brought to the school community.

2. If technology is making your life harder, you're doing it wrong. We are always trying to better our practice and improve as educators. In my first year as a coach, I found that for a lot of my teachers, the …