Educating to the Edges

As I mentioned in a recent post, I really enjoy listening to podcasts.  I find some real gems of ideas and resources through some amazing educators through listening to their podcasts. Some of these resources really resonate with me in such a way that makes me NEED to share it with others. Today was oneContinue reading “Educating to the Edges”

Inspired

The other day, I was asked a question about who inspires me. What a great question! I could go on and on for hours about all the people who inspire me each and every day.  As administrators, we are fortunate to have the opportunity to work with many people: kids, teachers, education assistants, parents, communityContinue reading “Inspired”

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”

Most Important Thing I’ve Done This Year

As another school year has come to an end, it is a time to reflect on the year, what worked, what didn’t and what you would like to focus on for the following year. For me, was quite a year that was a year full of firsts. This was my first year at this particular school.Continue reading “Most Important Thing I’ve Done This Year”

Obsession? or Passion?

For the last 8 months I have been focused on my learning, in an effort to help others, including myself and my colleagues, but, most importantly, the students in my school. During this time, I have been blogging regularly as a way to make meaning and build connections with many of the things  I haveContinue reading “Obsession? or Passion?”

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”