Monthly Archives: April 2014

Day 132 (of 184) eportfolio launch quick feedback

Day 132 (of 184) eportfolio launch quick feedback In education t’s always nerve-wracking when you try something for the first time. I remember when I first tossed spelling tests for ‘making words games’ and talking with parents about how writing … Continue reading

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Day 131 (of 184) eportfolios: the launch

Day 131 (of 184) eportfolios: the launch This week (right after Spring Break) our learning community in @Sorrento83 was excited to share the news that the eportfolios we have been building were ready for sharing. The app @freshgrade (www.freshgrade.com) had … Continue reading

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Day 130 (of 184) coaching family. Sigh

Day 130 (of 184) coaching family. Sigh Tonight was the first night of coaching my daughter. To be fair I’ve also coached my kids in little-league soccer, but not in environments where skill matters and scores count. It’s not easy. … Continue reading

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Day 129 (of 184) Through the eyes of a new student

Day 129 (of 184) The benefits of a new student It’s always interesting when a student moves schools. Today we had a ‘new arrival’ (ironically on the same day that we welcomed in the Graduating Class of 2027) and I … Continue reading

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Day 128 (of 184) power of a PLN

Day 128 (of 184) power of a PLN I recall stories about principals feeling like they were all alone in their schools. In fact, that was one of my fears when I left the safety of an ‘administrative team’ to … Continue reading

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Day 127 (of 184) Disruptions

Day 127 (of 184) Disruptions The word/term “disruption” has come up to me a lot in the past 24 hours. In one case it was me using the terminology of “disruptive classrooms” to explain my support for a shift away … Continue reading

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