SPARKS.

Strategies, tips, resources, humor, reflections, and lessons learned from the field to ignite community and create impact

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New Brené Brown book being released on November 30th, 2021. “Atlas of the Heart: Mapping ...

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Documentary I’m loving!  “Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates”

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Ali in your ears (audio clip) "Where does Special Education fit into the picture of a Multi-Tiered System of ...

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Podcast I loved from start to finish! Esther Perel on Dax Shepard's "Armchair Expert"

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"What Happened to You" Book by Dr. Bruce D. Perry & Oprah Winfrey

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A GAME I am SO excited to be playing! BOX ONE

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Movie you cannot miss this summer! The Mitchells Against the Machines

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What I'll be reading over this summer

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A great Book that got me thinking about Renovation in our Schools Culture Renovation by Kevin Oakes

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Article/Image that brought about a lot of emotion for me The New York Times: 2020 in Photos A Year Like No ...

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"This Two-Minute Morning Practice Will Make Your Day Better" An article from Harvard Business Review

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Video that got me laughing, thinking, and digging deeper! Happify: Why Mindfulness Is a Superpower

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Website/Newsletter I use regularly! HBR.org Harvard Business Review

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2 Guiding Documents to support reflection and the strengthening of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) skills for our adults

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Book I am going back and reading again! "The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups" by ...

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Product I LOVE that helps spread happiness! Seeds of Happiness - Share the smiles, Share the Happiness

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Choose just ONEWORD #oneword365. Go where it takes you. Be who it makes you.

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"Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive"

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The Social Justice Standards from: Teaching Tolerance

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An example of Brainstorming Ideas for Tier 1 and 2 Supports during Remote Learning (and beyond)

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A Virtual Message" from Dr. John Marschhausen, Superintendent of Hiliard City School District in Columbus, OH

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Ali's Template: "Don't Get Stuck, Get Started! 5 Steps Towards Strengthening your MTSS System"

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The Gottman Institute's Feeling Wheel

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Website with new tech tricks: "Zoom Like a Pro: 7 Tips for Meetings & Chat"!

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"Creativity Inc.- Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration Book by Ed Catmull

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CLOSEGAP App. Child-facing emotional wellness platform

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Helper Poket Card from the Professional Quality of Life Measure (ProQOL website)

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"Say Their Names" Artwork by: Kadir Nelson as seen in the New Yorker

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"Find Your Marigolds" Article by: Jennifer Gonzalez

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Ali In Your Ears (Audio Clip):This is What We Have Been Training For

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"Unlearning How to Ride a Bike" Video from: Smarter Every Day

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"Children of Katrina" Book by: Alice Fothergill and Lori Peek

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Ali's Template for Supports to Meet Students, Staff and Family Needs

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Brené Brown "Unlocking Us" Podcast

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"The Little Book of Race and Restorative Justice" by: Fania E. Davis