Leadership Day 2014

Every year, on the anniversary of his blog, Scott McLeod from Dangerously Irrelevant, encourages educators to blog about effective digital leadership. As Scott states, “If leaders don’t get it, it’s not going to happen.” These Leadership Day posts have been written by leaders around the world every day for the past 8 years. You can viewContinue reading “Leadership Day 2014”

Spirals of Inquiry

Last year, many administrators participated in a couple days of learning entitled Leadership 360, spearheaded by our Deputy Superintendent, Jordan Tinney. It was an inspiring day that helped to focus the participants on what is really important, and, in fact, imperative in moving our students forward and improving student achievement: Assessment For Learning. As partContinue reading “Spirals of Inquiry”

It’s Not Just Chance

I am, once again, amazed by the impact of being a connected educator! Being connected provides many opportunities one would not think possible. Being connected allows you to form meaningful relationships with others in a way that others might find difficult to understand. Being connected levels the playing field – there is not a greatContinue reading “It’s Not Just Chance”

Important Message

Important Message by an Inspirational Adult I would like to introduce you all to Riia Talve. I really wanted to feature Riia on our Inspirational Kids blog, but she is no longer a student. She is an adult with a very important message, one that we should listen to carefully and then reflect on ourContinue reading “Important Message”

Inspirational Kids

I started a new blog last night.  Kind of a spur of a moment thing, really, but I think it will be fun.  The blog was inspired by George Couros (@gcouros on Twitter) who posted a wonderful video about an amazing little boy named Caine. The blog will focus on all the amazing kids weContinue reading “Inspirational Kids”

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 information.  Sometimes, people will post short, but powerful, messages.  Below, you will find some ofContinue reading “Top 10 in 10: Influential Tweets 7/10”

Administrators: What Teachers Want

I attended my first #edchat chat today.  It wasn’t even on purpose. I just happened to be at the computer, on Twitter, when the chat started before my eyes, just after I asked what time the chat was scheduled to begin. I was energized, excited by, and grateful for all the wonderful, insightful comments madeContinue reading “Administrators: What Teachers Want”