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?”

11 Lessons Learned on the Stairs Today

As many of you many know, I have a passion for photography. I love taking photos and revisiting places I have been, moments in time, and all kind of memories through photographs I take. Unfortunately, I do not take photos as often as I'd like anymore. So, this post will feature some my most recentContinue reading “11 Lessons Learned on the Stairs Today”

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”

It’s All About Sharing!

When I started my blog almost 2 years ago, I struggled with coming up with a name for it.  It took me a couple of weeks to finally decide my blog should be titled, “It’s All About Learning”.  For me, it IS all about learning. Everything I do has something to do with learning something:Continue reading “It’s All About Sharing!”

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”

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”

Top 10 in 10 Series: Web 2.0 Tools 5/10

For the past 8 months, I have been introduced to and have used many Web 2.0 Tools – personally, with my staff and school, and with my students.  I would like to briefly share some of the Web 2.0 tools I have used the most this year. This is a very brief list of anContinue reading “Top 10 in 10 Series: Web 2.0 Tools 5/10”

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”