Archive for May, 2014

Thinking Outside Teachable Moments

Posted: 27th May 2014 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

This week I’ve had a few experiences that have caused me to think about teachable moments. A few years back, this seemed to be a big edu phrase. At inservices and workshops, we would talk about those teachable moments we jumped on, took control of in the moment and led our students to cure cancer, […]

A Lesson Learned from Gilderoy Lockhart

Posted: 24th May 2014 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

One tradition in my house has always been to read before bedtime. Sadly, my three oldest rarely allow a good read aloud anymore (in part because their bedtime is later than mine) but my youngest daughter still loves our reading sessions. Currently we are reading through the Harry Potter series. Last night, Cana and I […]

Seeking Good Advice

Posted: 20th May 2014 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

When I was first put into the VP pool for my board, I was given some advice by a seasoned VP. “Never talk at meetings. Never disagree with those above you. Never share what you are frustrated about or what you don’t know.” With that, I almost backed out. I figured I would be in […]

Duck Season. Wabbit Season. Staffing Season.

Posted: 12th May 2014 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

Today I went to the retirement party for one of my most long-standing mentors. I first met Krys Croxall when I was about 12 years old. She was my principal the year I put my foot down and insisted I wanted to attend my home school full time with my friends. My teachers and Krys […]

Finding Our Passions

Posted: 5th May 2014 by kkeerybi in Uncategorized

I am one lucky mama. I have 4 kids, each with very different personalities, interests, abilities and challenges. In a big family, making sure everyone gets a chance to shine and be celebrated by the rest of the family is tough, but it is something important to us. As a family we go to many […]