Where I'll be next: 10/26 CASL/CECA Mohegan Sun, CT; 11/2 TLI Tech Summit, Briarcliff Manor, NY; 11/4 GaETC, Atlanta, GA


February 2016

Mattering IS the Agenda! Resources shared at #LISDCIC

By |February 1st, 2016|

I had the honor of speaking at #LISDCIC in Leander ISD in Texas today.

Below you will find the resources I shared and ways to stay updated on […]

January 2016

Rediscover Your Genius

By |January 29th, 2016|

throwing leaves

Research shows, and our life experience confirms, that nearly all 5 year-old kids believe they can and will change the world, and they have big […]

Literacy Reimagined

By |January 28th, 2016|

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I had the honor of speaking today to leaders and learners from Dallas County schools at #LiteUp2016

Below you will find the […]

Listen and You Shall Hear: Ways to Let People Know They Matter

By |January 25th, 2016|

I am so excited to announce a podcast series that I’m recording with my dear friend Vicki Davis, a world renowned educator, also known […]

Announcing “Mad About Mattering”

By |January 21st, 2016|



Such a simple phrase, but an incredibly powerful message. The first step to helping students reach their true potential is so show them how much […]

Choose 2 Love

By |January 20th, 2016|



This is a guest post by Maggie Moran, a remarkable senior in the Lynch School of Education at Boston College who has interned with us at Choose2Matter. Maggie has completed her student teaching […]

December 2015

#Choose2Matter 2015 Recap

By |December 22nd, 2015|

This year brought the Choose2Matter team so many wonderful experiences. We traveled across the country, as far west as Bellevue, WA, and as far east as East Greenwich, RI.

Above all, we learned that […]

Showing Teachers They Matter

By |December 11th, 2015|

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I love being an educator. The years I spent working hands-on in a classroom were some of the best of […]

Mattering is the Only Agenda

By |December 9th, 2015|


This is a guest post by Amy Fiedler, a district  administrator for the Central New York Regional Information Center in Syracuse, NY. 

Last week, […]

November 2015

Inner Fireworks

By |November 20th, 2015|


We are so happy to introduce a post from guest blogger Alexis, of The Fearless Classroom, Press Elementary, McKinney, TX


Boom! Crash! Spark! Fireworks decorate the […]