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Happy Monday!

For those of you who emailed me on Friday or were just paying attention, you likely saw that I wasn't in the office. I was out of state attending a photography conference. After getting home late last night, I'll be focusing on getting into the swing of things today and replying to the dozen emails I have. Stay tuned for my plan for the week and an announcement about another MLTI training we are going to host next month.

In the meantime, to go back to using your Google calendar as a planner, this image that came across to me via Twitter is so very applicable.

The above image came from this article on entitled "10 Benefits Of Digital Planning Tools For Teachers". As always, let me know what you think!


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