Fred Factor – Do you have it?

I very recently read Fred Factor by Mark Sanborn.  This  was recommended by educational leader, Justin Tarte in his must reads  for those in the field of education.  At the beginning of his book, Sanborn describes is postman, Fred and how Fred went above and beyond all expectations as a US Postal Carrier. Not onlyContinue reading “Fred Factor – Do you have it?”

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 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 Bower – Joe has opinions and isn’t shy to share them with the world.  I findContinue reading “Top 10 in 10 Series: Celebrating my 100th Blog Post 4/10”

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 influence my thinking. I will limit it to 10 here though. If you don’t knowContinue reading “Top 10 in 10 Series: Celebrating my 100th Blog Post 3/10”

Transformation with @gcouros

This past Tuesday, March 6, the administrators in our district had our second “Digital Discovery” session.  During each session, we learn about different 21st Century Learning tools/strategies or ideas.  This session was all about Social Media.  There were over 180 administrators who came to our event, excited to be together, but a bit apprehensive aboutContinue reading “Transformation with @gcouros”

Study Group – Parental Engagement

Our district does a great job promoting professional development from within.  There are a number of opportunities for us as administrators (as I posted here).  I am involved in a Study Group focusing on 21st Century Learning and Engaging the Digital Learner.  We are concentrating our discussions right now on the book: Leading 21st CenturyContinue reading “Study Group – Parental Engagement”

Inspirational

If I were to use one word to describe my experience with the Reform Symposium – RSCON3 (so far, there are still a couple of sessions left), it would be Inspirational! The presentations/keynotes/panel discussions which I was able to attend were absolutely amazing!  I only wish I could have attended more.  One of the bestContinue reading “Inspirational”