Tag Archives: leading

To Lead is to Live Dangerously

About 1 week ago, I began reading, Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Leading, by Heifetz and Linsky.  It was a recommendation that I think will be very beneficial and will help me as I continue … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why I Blog 9/10

10 Reasons Why I Blog 1. I blog as a way to making meaning.  Blogging helps me think about and process information.  I find it therapeutic to take in, reflect on, and then express my feelings and thoughts through my … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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7 Month’s of Learning Wordle

Wordle is a very interesting and fun Web 2.0 tool to use. It is great for brainstorming, demonstrating learning, and even for projects about a topic.  I have used it as a reflection tool as well. A short time after … Continue reading

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Things to Remember for 2012

I was hoping to do more blogging over this holiday season, but, as you can see, that just didn’t happen.  With my entire family being sick, Christmas shopping and the festivities that followed, and now the planning of birthdays (my … Continue reading

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Powerful Digital Discovery

This past Thursday afternoon/evening, our district hosted our first of three, Digital Discovery sessions for administrators for this school year.  I am fortunate to be one of the Digital Coaches for this series. What a night it was.  There were … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Leading the Millennials

As part of my professional growth I am involved with a study group of administrators. We are focusing our growth in the area of technology and 21st Century learning and education.  We have chosen to read Leading 21st Century Schools:Harnessing Technology … Continue reading

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Confession

I’ve got a bit of a confession to make. Over the past few months I’ve been doing a great deal of learning online and that has been so very exciting!  It allowed me to start the year very excited and … Continue reading

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