Monthly Archives: September 2012

Educational Change: It’s Personal

We had our first session of the Engaging the Digital Learner dinner series last night.  It was a great night with Dean Shareski as our main speaker (which I hope to blog about more in the coming days). First of … Continue reading

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Making Learning Visible

As part of our District’s Innovative Learning Design Project (Phase 2), we have a number of teachers involved in collaborative inquiry.  There are 9 classroom teachers, 1 LST teacher, the Teacher Librarian and the administration involved in the project.  There … Continue reading

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No One Knows Everything

As I reflect on my holidays, and think of the new year upon us, a conversation I overheard stands out. I was standing in line at a grocery store in San Francisco.  Two people (obviously tourists to San Francisco) were … Continue reading

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Learning Learning Learning

We just completed our first week with our school full of students, educators, and parents. What a great week it was.  It’s always so much better once the staff and students arrive.  They make all the planning and hard work … Continue reading

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Twitter for Beginners

We are about to embark upon our Staff Digital Learning Journey. We are calling our sessions “Digital Discovery”.  It is an exciting time for us all (and probably filled with some nervousness).  In an effort to make this new learning … Continue reading

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Being Pushed

Just found this post in my DRAFTS and thought I should publish it. I’d love to have some opinions and ideas regarding the questions at the end of the post. Yesterday, August 31, our school had our summer Pro. D. … Continue reading

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