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You Don't Get to Complain

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Summer is here, but my leadership journey has not stopped. As of June 23, 2017, I have interviewed 32 different leaders from a variety of organizations and positions, from CEO's to school administrators - even a Catholic priest! I have learned a tremendous amount of information and have started the process of applying the lessons to my life. You Don't Get to Complain Sharon, an outspoken former Vice President of HR, had a unique leadership philosophy. She stated "you don't get to complain unless you have a plan to follow up." In other words, you don't have the right to complain, unless you have a solution to offer. How often do you complain? Several years ago, I read a book by Jon Gordon titled The No Complaining Rule . The premise behind the book is that we waste time, energy and spirit by complaining. When we are bogged down by the negativity that complaining generates, we cannot have a positive impact on our lives or the lives of others. This does

Self-Paced Spelling Quizzes with Google Forms

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I recently received an interesting question from you all about Google Forms. How can you create a self-paced spelling quiz on Google Forms? I was excited to give this a try, so I enlisted the help of Google Forms, Vocaroo, and Flubaroo. Enjoy! Not only could this be used in the elementary classroom, it may prove helpful in the foreign language classroom. I always enjoy getting questions from my readers. Feel free to leave a comment below! 

Create Amazing Videos with Toontastic 3D

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Toontastic is even more amazing than before with Toontastic 3D . The company is now owned by Google and offers engaging ways to tell your stories on iOS and Android devices. How does it Work?  First, you will want to design your 3D character by using your photo or drawing your own. The animations are absolutely animation. Next, you will begin plotting your story. How will it begin? Where is the climax? How will it end? Toontastic gives you the tools to create an amazing story! Then, the fun begins! You can bring your characters to life through animations, narration, and creating a soundtrack. Finally, you can easily export your video without the need for an account. Conclusion : Toontasic 3D is a great tool for creating innovative and engaging videos on any device. Whether you have WiFi or none at all, you have the ability to work offline and easily export your videos. The App is free and available to download with no advertisements or in-app purchases!