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Jenny Spencer
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Mom, Wife, Consultant, Teacher and Parent Educator
Mom, Wife, Consultant, Teacher and Parent Educator

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Duct Tape Leadership: The Power of Sticking Together
If you've been around a while you probably remember that old show MacGyver.  No matter what type of sticky situation he was faced with, MacGyver always found a solution.  His favorite tool was his ever present Swiss Army Knife. Well, he's no MacGyver, but p...

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Growing a Positive Culture: It's Up to YOU!
A little birdie told me there is something to SHOUT about!  ;) We are so happy to begin announcing our guest speakers for the Two Day Administrator Conference June 8-9 in Anderson, IN. Over the next few days we will share this exciting news with you so you ...

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Creating a Positive School Climate: A Two Day Conference for Administrators
There is a great new training opportunity coming to Central Indiana on June 8-9, 2016! Renee Sutherland , Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor, and I are partnering to provide a two day conference for administrators in public schools, preschools, Head ...

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Reflections from Chapter 2 of the Conscious Discipline Book Study
As many of you know, we are in the midst of a year long book club here on the blog.  We are studying the work of Dr. Becky Bailey in her new book Conscious Discipline:  Building Resilient Classrooms .  In March we read chapter 2.  This chapter is about how ...

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Conscious Discipline Book Club: Chapter 1--Transformational Change
When I first started using Conscious Discipline I thought it was something I would just be using in my classroom.  Initially, I thought it was going to help me get from point A to point B and help my students be better prepared for kindergarten.  I also tho...

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Two Day Conscious Discipline Training for Administrators
Creating a Positive School Climate:  The heartbeat of success   Research suggests a sustainable, caring school climate increases academic achievement, mental health, graduation rates, school connectedness, teacher retention and risk prevention. (Cohen & Gei...

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Two Day Administrator Training
Creating a Positive School Climate:  The heartbeat of success   Research suggests a sustainable, caring school climate increases academic achievement, mental health, graduation rates, school connectedness, teacher retention and risk prevention. (Cohen & Gei...

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The "Little Things" Aren't Always So Little
My heart melted as we walked away and my daughter squeezed my hand and said, "I like it when you're here because you do stuff like that!" It's the little things... It was her second volleyball tournament of the season and after their first win, the coach ro...

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Brain Smart Connection Activities: What I Love About You!
As you may have read in my last post, connection is the key to cooperation... BUT it's so much MORE than that! The connections we build with children through loving rituals and traditions help us set aside a sacred space to create a climate of love and acce...

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Conscious Discipline Book Club 2016
I've have had a great response to the 2016 Conscious Discipline Book Club that I will be leading here at Ignite Learning! Since I had such a big response, I decided to wait until February to start the Book Club to give me more time to organize the details. ...
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