Monthly Archives: September 2014

Day 21 (of 188) different perspectives

Day 21 (of 188) different perspectives So…..today we (my wife and I) received an email update on our daughters ‘status in the class’. It had her assignments, her percentage (93) the class average (65) etc… My wife’s reaction: wow she … Continue reading

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Day 20 (of 188) the worst news

Day 20 (of 188) the worst news Sometimes (as principal) you have to filter getting ‘the worst news’. Sometimes it’s dealing with custody issues. Other times it’s letting unsuccessful applicants know they didn’t get the job (that time). And it … Continue reading

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Day 19 (of 188) goals

Day 19 (of 188) goals Each year we are asked to submit our goals to our superintendent. I find it a good activity as it forces me to give a rethink to everything I’m doing and try to “narrow the … Continue reading

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Day 18 (of 188) #edjourney by @grantlichtman

Day 18 (of 188) #edjourney by @grantlichtman @grantlichtman took the opportunity to do what many of wish we could do but can’t/haven’t: go for a drive and stop on and visit schools to explore innovations – though he has inspired … Continue reading

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Day 17 (of 188) here’s to the crazy ones

Day 17 (of 188) here’s to the crazy ones inspired by the apple commercial upon Jobs returning to ‘focus’ the tech company to entrench the “think different” mantra that has heavily influenced my life/ and world. Here’s to the Crazy … Continue reading

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Day 16 (of 188) Sometimes it’s hard…

Day 16 (of 188) Sometimes it’s hard… A day of some mixed thinking. Innovating/Shifting/??? with education is always tricky. Sometimes it’s hard to make ‘big changes’ – like a move from report cards to eportfolios. To  concepts like #geniushour and … Continue reading

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Day 15 (of 188) Day One (in BC)

Day 15 (of 188) Day One (in BC) After all the waiting and getting readiness, public schools in BC finally welcomed our learners. There were gifts from parents welcoming us back: There were smiling kids doing traditional photos showing their … Continue reading

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