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Happy Spring – 200th Blog Post!

With my 200th blog post upon me, I wanted it to include a personal passion of mine – photography.  Since it is Spring Break and it was such a beautiful day yesterday, I got out my camera and my family … Continue reading

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New Uses For the Old Planner

Recently, I read a tweet from a fellow district administrator: This tweet made me reflect upon my own use of the traditional student planner when I was a classroom teacher.  I taught primary grades – many of which included teaching … Continue reading

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For Some, WE are IT

Things can get rather challenging in inner-city schools near Spring Break. Come to think of it, working in an Inner-City school, or any school, for that matter, is always challenging. Staff are tired and have been working hard for months! Students … Continue reading

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Why I Lead

Recently, George Couros started a School Administrator Virtual Mentorship Program (#SAVMP) which over 300 educational leaders will participate in for the 2013/2014 school year (and beyond). One of the first questions we were given the opportunity to reflect on is … Continue reading

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End of Year Reflection

What a year this was. As you may have noticed, if you read this blog, it was a very busy year – so busy, I barely had time to blog. This is unfortunate because I really find that blogging helps … Continue reading

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My Life and Legacy

We attended our final Digital Sandbox for Administrators session this past week.  Our Deputy Superintendent, Jordan Tinney, led four blogging session for administrators this year, as part of our Digital Sandbox series for our administrators in our district.  This was … Continue reading

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Leadership Lessons

I’ve been reflecting a great deal lately about what I’ve learned (and continue to learn) about leadership and leading. I would like to share a few of these reflections here. During my nearly 8 years as a vice-principal (with two … Continue reading

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On Learning

Earlier in the fall, I wrote a post about the importance of finding time for yourself. You can read that post here.  It is so important to get away and really think, appreciate, and reflect on what is happening around … Continue reading

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Using Video Recording to Enhance Learning

In addition to my vice-principal assignment, I also have a 70% teaching assignment.  That teaching assignment this year is working with students who struggle in their academic areas – mainly reading, writing and math as a Learning Support Teacher. While … Continue reading

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Quiet Reflection

Ever have a time when you were in need of quiet reflection? Away from work. Away from home. Away from your kids and spouse? Away from life. That was me today. Don’t get me wrong, I love my life.  Things … Continue reading

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