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 high degree of parent involvement.  My second school was in a working-class area with aContinue reading “My Top Ten in Ten Days – Celebrating my 100th Blog Post 2/10”

Be Present

Be Present (and so will they) (My version of “Build it and They Will Come”) There is a little boy in our school who is a runner and a hider.  He runs away from his Grade 1 class regularly.  He leaves the classroom when something is wrong: usually when he has been disciplined.   We, atContinue reading “Be Present”

The Importance of the Three C’s

So, here we are the end of September already. I can not believe how quickly this month has gone.  It has been so busy though, so it’s not surprising it has gone so fast.  I have spent a great deal of my time working with the Three C’s – Collaboration, Consultation, and Communication.  Each oneContinue reading “The Importance of the Three C’s”

Learning To Tweet

Wow! Here I have been, venturing into the world of Twitter, without a clue of how I am supposed to Tweet.  There are certain ways people tweet with @ signs and # signs and names and tags and hashtags and mentions, etc…  Oh my. I still don’t know how to do all that they do withContinue reading “Learning To Tweet”