Monthly Archives: March 2012

10 Things I Want to Try or Learn About 10/10

10 Things I Want to Try or Learn More About In the Cloud To be honest, the “cloud” confuses and scares me a bit.  I just don’t get it. Clearly, I need to learn more about it.  Here are some … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why I Blog 9/10

10 Reasons Why I Blog 1. I blog as a way to making meaning.  Blogging helps me think about and process information.  I find it therapeutic to take in, reflect on, and then express my feelings and thoughts through my … Continue reading

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My 10 Most Popular Blog Posts 8/10

My 10 Most Popular Blogs Posts First of all, you must keep in mind, I have only been blogging for 8 months.  My blog isn’t very busy, but there are some posts that have garnered more interest than others.  While … Continue reading

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Top 10 in 10: Influential Tweets 7/10

10 Interesting/Influential Tweets I’ve Read on Twitter Your messages on Twitter must be 140 characters or less.  This can make sending a message quite challenging at times.  Often, people will include a link to a blog post, article, or other … Continue reading

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Top 10 in 10: Celebrating my 1ooth Blog Post 6/10 – Top Tweeters

As I have already shared, there are many amazing educators whom I have learned a great deal with and from during the past 8 months.  I have mentioned some influential-to-me bloggers here and here. I would like to continue by … Continue reading

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Top 10 in 10 Series: Web 2.0 Tools 5/10

For the past 8 months, I have been introduced to and have used many Web 2.0 Tools – personally, with my staff and school, and with my students.  I would like to briefly share some of the Web 2.0 tools … Continue reading

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Top 10 in 10 Series: Celebrating my 100th Blog Post 4/10

While I have been inspired by many school administrators and other district personnel, I have also been inspired by many classroom teachers. I would consider these educators to be leaders in education as well. 10 Most influential Teacher Bloggers Joe … Continue reading

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Top 10 in 10 Series: Celebrating my 100th Blog Post 3/10

There have been many people who have influenced and continue to influence me on the web. In fact, it is very difficult to limit this to 10!  I probably could have made my entire 100 list based on those who … Continue reading

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My Top Ten in Ten Days – Celebrating my 100th Blog Post 2/10

I have been working as a Vice-Principal since August, 2005.  I have had the opportunity to work in three very different schools. For my first 2 1/2 years as a Vice-Principal, I was placed in a middle-class school with a … Continue reading

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My Top Ten in Ten Days – Celebrating my 100th Blog Post – 1/10

Like I have mentioned, being a mom is the most important thing I do. It always has to come first!  I am fortunate to have 3 wonderful kids: Trista (7), Pauli (4), and Carson (1).  They brighten my each and … Continue reading

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