Monthly Archives: July 2014

SOL 7: the summer of eportfolios

SOL 7: the summer of eportfolios Even during summer I find myself continually talking eportfolios. This week one of my teachers and I chatted at a swim team practice while our daughters were practicing flip-turns. She commented how much she … Continue reading

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SOL 6: moving on from @bcpvpa #shortc

SOL 6: moving on from @bcpvpa #shortc What’s going on in schools today is fantastic. The experiences for our kids across the province is extraordinary. We have amazing educational leaders in our province and not all of them wear a … Continue reading

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SOL 5: reflecting on my #shortc cohort

SOL 5: reflecting on my #shortc cohort We were asked to think of a Metaphor and/or image of the group of PVPs that we facillitators worked with at ShortCourse 2014. I first came up with a quote. Last year one … Continue reading

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SOL 4: Learning! (mid-week at #shortc )

Learning! SOL 4 (mid-week at #shortc )   Our opening dialogue via @bbeairsto emphasized that learning results from thinking   – Requires engagement (which is voluntary) – Occurs in different ways and rates (and at different times) – Is both … Continue reading

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SOL 3: relationships at #shortc

SOL 3: relationships at #shortc The day started off with an impassioned presentation by past- @bcpvpa president Shelley Green on the importance of relationships. Knowing who you are is key and how you will work with others on a variety … Continue reading

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SOL 2 – why are we at #shortc

One of the things I learned in my 184 (really 188) days-of-learning blog challenge……well maybe more re-confirmed than learned…..was that doing the same methodology again and again can be difficult. So, with the mindshift that next year I want my … Continue reading

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SOL 1 – preparing for a big week at #shortc 2014

SOL 1 – preparing for a big week Every year for the past 36 years, our provincial Principal/Vice Principal Association (@bcpvpa) in association with the Department of Education at UBC (of which I am a proud Alumni & Big Block … Continue reading

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