Monthly Archives: October 2012

Quiet Reflection

Ever have a time when you were in need of quiet reflection? Away from work. Away from home. Away from your kids and spouse? Away from life. That was me today. Don’t get me wrong, I love my life.  Things … Continue reading

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What Type of Leader Are You?

Recently, I attended the Connecting Leaders Conference: Learning for Changing Times in Richmond, BC. This is a yearly conference put on by our British Columbia Principals’ and Vice-Principals’ Association (BCPVPA).  I signed up for this conference in August and was … Continue reading

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It Always Comes Back to Relationships

The teaching assignment in my vice-principal role has changed slightly from last year. This year I am part of the Learner Support Teacher Team.  I work with students in Grade 1, 2, and 4. My first inkling was to get … Continue reading

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If I Can, So Can You

OK, here it goes . . .   I’ve got a bit of a confession to make. I’ve been connected (online, with twitter, blogging, reading blogs, etc…) for almost a year and a half, but I still feel like a … Continue reading

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Shareski Shares

My list of blogging ideas is getting so long!  It’s been so busy with work, that I have found little time to blog about all the things I want to. Instead, I’ve been trying to keep a list. The first … Continue reading

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Nurturing Learning Without Limits

A colleague recently shared with me a video about training fleas. She used it with her staff at the beginning of a professional development activity she was leading on differentiated instruction. What a great connection to differentiated instruction!   A … Continue reading

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Life-Long Learners

This summer, I read a number of interesting, informative and inspiring books. The Connected Educator: Learning and Leading in a Digital Age by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Lani Ritter Hall was one of the books I read. Not only does The … Continue reading

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