Monthly Archives: February 2014

Day 115 (of 184) mindful methodology to school goals

Day 115 (of 184) mindful methodology to school goals Today our school had a meeting with representatives from our teaching staff, parents, central staff and teaching union to talk about our school goals. Our school goals are always in change … Continue reading

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Day 114 (of 184) is education system ‘comfort food’ or …

Day 114 (of 184) is education system ‘comfort food’ or … Today was the third in our school districts series of mini-edcamps. One of our discussions was on educational change. We had a very good discussion about why it is … Continue reading

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Day 113 (of 184) Shifting – a word by choice

Day 113 (of 184) Shifting – a word by choice I have intentionally used the term ‘shifting’ rather than ‘changing’ when it comes to education evolution. The main reason actually comes from back in the day: my father a geography … Continue reading

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Day 112 (of 184) twitter blogs & stuff are glitzy but do they help student learning

Day 112 (of 184) twitter blogs & stuff are glitzy but do they help student learning This was the comment shared to me about discussions of change (vs change for sake of change) held in a school. So I’m going … Continue reading

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Day 111 (of 184) important conversations

Day 111 (of 184) important conversations While I love twitter, blogs and similar asynchronous forms and forums of educational dialogue – I am most proud of the important face to face conversations that are occurring. As examples: At my school … Continue reading

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Day 110 (of 184) Anxiety 107 (a blunt approach to anxiety)

Day 110 (of 184) Anxiety 107 (a blunt approach to anxiety) I have been asked a few times to explain how I handle anxious learners – a growing number ‘are appearing’ in our school (or just being better identified – … Continue reading

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Day 109 (of 184) Are we following recipes or creating them?

Day 109 (of 184) Are we following recipes or creating them? This was the question posed to me (via radio) on my commute home. And in education I see there being a time we as educators (and for our learners) … Continue reading

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