Monthly Archives: August 2011

Exciting Times

I’ve been at my new school for over a week now – organizing, working on schedules, planning, and participating in professional development, and, most importantly, I’ve been getting to know, and building relationships with people in my new school. In … Continue reading

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To Teach Analog Or Not… That is the Question

I attended a Professional Development session at my school today. There were about 16-20 staff members present (there is another Professional Development session tomorrow which the others will likely attend). Part of the professional development session, which is planned by … Continue reading

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My Messages

Here I sit, pondering the first time I will meet my teachers and my students at my new school.  While I have met some of the teachers in passing, I have not yet met the students I will be teaching … Continue reading

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Book Study Recommendations

I am very excited to have the opportunity to lead a book study Study Group for 8 of my fellow administrators. After looking over a number of great books which focus on 21st Century learning and leading, I have narrowed … Continue reading

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Ask for Directions Already!

According to the online Free Mirriam-Webster dictionary, networking is, “the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; specifically : the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business”. I would say though that networking is so much more … Continue reading

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Teacher Survival Kit

There is only a week and a half before I start back to work. I need to go shopping for items to include in our Welcome Back package for staff. My principal and I are making these Teacher Survival Kits … Continue reading

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Relationships are Key

Since I started on Twitter a month ago, I have found so many wonderful people to add to my PLN.  They have posted articles blogs, research and, more importantly, they have been inspiring.  Their enthusiasm, their love for learning, their … Continue reading

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Everyday Learning

As the title of my blog states, I strongly believe that we learn something each and every day. This may be learning about something personally: a hobby, about yourself, or about people you care about.  You may also learn things … Continue reading

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Thanks, Leadership Day 2011

Leadership Day 2011 has become very inspiring!  So far, there are 76 blog posts listed that talk about Technology and Leadership in one way or another. I have read a few, but look forward to read many, many more. One … Continue reading

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Being a Tech-Change Agent

Scott McLeod of bigthink: Dangerously Irrelevant has put out a challenge for the past 4 years in an effort to educate our fellow administrators in the area of digital technologies.  He is calling on all educational bloggers to post a … Continue reading

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