Monthly Archives: December 2013

Day 70 (of 184) limitations

Day 70 (of 184) limitations Today is a twitter paradigm day. When I first think about 140 characters I think: that’s plenty. Then I have to edit, twist, and rethink how I communicate. Today was also a fun twitter activity: … Continue reading

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Day 69 (of 184) vision

Day 69 (of 184) vision Sometimes random readings bring up some neat discussion ideas. Today I was thinking about what we have done in our learning community in the past year and a half that I was lucky enough to … Continue reading

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Day 68 (of 184) emergencies part deux

Day 68 (of 184) emergencies part deux It was the best of times it was the worst of times….. Feeling good after our Christmas Concert and letter Writing Days were completed, I actually said the dreaded words to my secretary: … Continue reading

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Day 67 (of 184) 14 minutes

Day 67 (of 184) 14 minutes I ran into the retired assistant superintendent who gave me my first opportunity to be a school vice principal. It was at a basketball tournament – he still coaches and still has skills. Now, … Continue reading

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Day 66 (of 184) from report cards to eportfolios

Day 66 (of 184) report card shift Today I had the opportunity to think more and more about how ‘we’ communicate student learning. Sadly, much of my thoughts mirror the bullet points used on the report cards I had the … Continue reading

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Day 65 (of 184) lights camera action

Day 65 (of 184) lights camera action Why do concerts? Stress and anxiety up the wazoo. For both students, families an teachers. Especially in winter when report cards are being worked on. And a variety of other ‘windups’ happening (sport … Continue reading

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Day 64 (of 184) keeping focus?

Day 64 (of 184) keeping focus? December always brings in a flurry of emotions, as many of us who were fortunate to be born in this month know. It is a month of joys and frustrations. Too many times, those … Continue reading

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