Student Achievement to Me

I was asked recently to share my thoughts on what student achievement meant to me and how an elementary principal contributes to student achievement. What interesting and powerful questions.  These questions are both huge and could be the topic of a thesis!  I had about 10 minutes to present my thoughts. So, I thought IContinue reading “Student Achievement to Me”

Easy Movie-Making Alternative

In a recent post, I described a Digital Storytelling session in the Digital Sandbox for Administrators that fellow administrator, Antonio Vendramin and I offered for other Surrey School District administrators. You can read about that session here.  During this session, we used iMovie on the iPad to make 60-second movies.  These movies can be veryContinue reading “Easy Movie-Making Alternative”

My Introduction

A few weeks ago, I signed up for ETMOOC – a Massive Online Open Course focusing on Educational Technology & Media. You can see all the individuals who are responsible for offering us this learning opportunity here.  This course is an opportunity to learn about the basics of Connected Learning, Digital Storytelling, Digital Literacy, The OpenContinue reading “My Introduction”

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 I have been a Learning Support Teacher in the past, this year I started experimentingContinue reading “Using Video Recording to Enhance Learning”