Monthly Archives: July 2011

Inspirational

If I were to use one word to describe my experience with the Reform Symposium – RSCON3 (so far, there are still a couple of sessions left), it would be Inspirational! The presentations/keynotes/panel discussions which I was able to attend … Continue reading

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RSCon3!

What a great experience it has been so far with the Reform Symposium! While it is difficult to attend a lot of sessions with my three kids, but it has been great to be able to have the sessions going … Continue reading

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Deposits and Withdrawls

My last post talked about the importance of building relationships and taking time need to really set things up before moving forward. It is this time and care that will enhance learning, achievement, and allow change to occur. Without this … Continue reading

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Go Slow to Go Far

My family and I went out for our evening exercise routine this evening.  Our three-year-old isn’t feeling the best right now, so he spent most of his time in the stroller, next to his 6-month-old brother.  He’s been feeling under … Continue reading

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Personalized Learning – Help Needed

This fall, I will be teaching two classes which are new to me: Health & Career Education for 2 Grade 5 classes and Physical Education for 2 Grade 6 classes.  Looking at the prescribed learning outcomes as laid out by … Continue reading

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Your Words Mean A Lot

I have been personally reflecting on the importance of words and the choice people make to use certain words. More importantly, I’ve been thinking about how imperative it is to do what you say you are going to do.  This … Continue reading

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Reform Symposium Online Conference – FREE!

Have you signed up for the FREE Reform Symposium Online Conference? I have! It takes place Friday, July 29 – Sunday, July 31 and looks AMAZING! There will be something for everyone!  Just think, where else would you get leaders … Continue reading

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Leadership Abilities Quiz

I was reading the headlines in a Scoop.it newspaper online today called, Leadership in Distance Education.  It is basically a newspaper that highlights recent blog posts written by people in leadership positions. Some of the headlines of the posts were quite interesting … Continue reading

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Pinning Your Way to Pro-D

Professional Development is really everywhere and anywhere you want to look!  I realized this when a few friends introduced me to Pinterest.  This is a website where you have a number of themed virtual bulletin boards that you fill with … Continue reading

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Prezi! Prezi! Prezi!

Wow!  I finished my first Prezi!  This is a great presentation tool that can be used for any audience. I designed this prezi for the Grade 5 classes who I will be teaching Health and Career Eduction to in the fall.  … Continue reading

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