Slightly Overwhelmed

  With September over the craziness is supposed to subside. Correct? Not so much around here. I am involved in an online project with George Couros (@gcouros) called School Administrator Virtual Mentorship Program (#SAVMP).  When we signed up for this program, we agreed that we would reflect and blog about these reflections. I have notContinue reading “Slightly Overwhelmed”

It’s All About Sharing – SurreySchools.ca

We had one of our Digital Sandbox for Administrator sessions last week. You can see more information on the other sessions here, here, and here.  The most recent session was about our new district website and sharing platform.  Sharepoint allows us to share as a district in ways we have not been able to in theContinue reading “It’s All About Sharing – SurreySchools.ca”

What Type of Leader Are You?

Recently, I attended the Connecting Leaders Conference: Learning for Changing Times in Richmond, BC. This is a yearly conference put on by our British Columbia Principals’ and Vice-Principals’ Association (BCPVPA).  I signed up for this conference in August and was patiently waiting for the day to come!  The day was full of great connections, questions,Continue reading “What Type of Leader Are You?”

School is Home

While I have always known it, from personal experience, this year made me realize once again just how important school is for our students.  School is a safe place for many students.  The ONLY safe place. Our students know what to expect, for the most part, from school. They know what to expect from theirContinue reading “School is Home”

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”

Top 10 in 10: Celebrating my 1ooth Blog Post 6/10 – Top Tweeters

As I have already shared, there are many amazing educators whom I have learned a great deal with and from during the past 8 months.  I have mentioned some influential-to-me bloggers here and here. I would like to continue by including some influential-to-me people I follow on Twitter. In an effort to acknowledge more people,Continue reading “Top 10 in 10: Celebrating my 1ooth Blog Post 6/10 – Top Tweeters”

David Warlick Preview

David Warlick (@dwarlick), author of blog 2 Cents Worth, is visiting our district tomorrow for the second time this year. In October, he talked to us during one of our Engaging the Digital Learner evening sessions.  His session was entitled, “Cracking the Code of 21st Century Learners”.  Indeed, something we need to do. Together. IContinue reading “David Warlick Preview”

Being a Tech-Change Agent

Scott McLeod of bigthink: Dangerously Irrelevant has put out a challenge for the past 4 years in an effort to educate our fellow administrators in the area of digital technologies.  He is calling on all educational bloggers to post a blog on August 5th, 2011 (Leadership Day 2011) –  that is related to the implementationContinue reading “Being a Tech-Change Agent”