Monthly Archives: May 2014

Day 160 (of 184) The school at the end of the universe

Day 160 (of 184) The school at the end of the universe This weekend I did some rereading of one of my favourite books, which led me to reviewing some old notes I had which in turn had me thinking … Continue reading

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Day 159 (of 184) Physical Literacy

Day 159 (of 184) Physical Literacy The evolution of our school goal around anxiety led us first to working on Self Regulation (brain understanding & tool interventions) and now more specifically to Physical Literacy. Our school goal is to use … Continue reading

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Day 158 (of 184) It takes a team

Day 158 (of 184) It takes a team No school is an island. No principal should feel alone. No teacher should feel isolated. And students should see this… Today I got to work on my ‘part of a team’ skills. … Continue reading

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Day 157 (of 184) student feedback re #geniushour

Day 157 (of 184) student feedback re #geniushour The trickiest part of a ‘feedback loop’ can be getting the ‘student voice’ engaged – both in the sense of students learning that/how they can have input and for the teachers to … Continue reading

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Day 156 (of 184) when things get busy….

Day 156 (of 184) when things get busy…. With ‘at home’ activities picking up (basketball, soccer, swimming, etc) With ‘at school’ activities picking up (cross country run, track & field, human resource ‘stuff’, school goals due, PAC elections, etc) It … Continue reading

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Day 155 (of 184) no we can’t vs no we won’t

Day 155 (of 184) no we can’t vs no we won’t Reading Malcolm Gladwells “David and Goliath” has made me do a lot of thinking (which it is supposed to do) about the “underdog” – who may not be as … Continue reading

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Day 154 (of 184) deadlines as influenced by @kenoc7

Day 154 (of 184) deadlines as influenced by @kenoc7 One of the common questions/concerns/complaints about a shift from a summative-focused report card system to a formative-assessment eportfolio methodology is ‘deadlines’. When are things ‘due’. For years I’ve been sharing the … Continue reading

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