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June Mentoring Memo
The June Mentoring Memo features summer reading recommendations; included are recent articles and books from Harvard Press and ASCD as well as some home-grown Just ASK prize winners. It also has links to current fiction best-seller lists; you certainly deserve to treat yourself to a couple of good novels this summer. Happy reading! .  

Professional Practices for the 21st Century Leader
The most recent issue titled “Teachers as Leaders” is now available. 

Making the Standards Come Alive!
The most recent issue of Making the Standard’s Come Alive! titled “Mindfulness for Students” is now available. 


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Equipping our students with the tools necessary to pause and recognize their thoughts, feelings, and environment is one of the greatest gifts we can give them. Mindfulness practices will empower their minds and transform their inner lives, positioning them to be their best.

Mindfulness practices can begin with just one or two minutes a day. The sooner you begin; the sooner mindfulness will become an integral part of your classroom routine.

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The Just ASK 2019 Closing of School Checklist is now available!

Just for the ASKing!
The May issue of Just for the ASKing! (JFTA!)  named “Meaningful Data We Might Be Missing” is now available. Bruce poses and then explores three very provocative questions about the use and misuse of data.



The May Mentoring Calendar is now available.

Online Tools and Templates
Don’t miss all our absolutely free online tools and templates designed to support your use of seven of our best selling books!



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