Monthly Archives: December 2014

Great New Years blog from @chrkennedy

http://cultureofyes.ca/2014/12/29/my-top-3-list-for-2014/ Great way to create a “top 3” compilation – I’ll be cloning this soon! Advertisements

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Stolen blog from @gcouros – schooling vs learning

Great read: http://georgecouros.ca/blog/archives/4974 I am working hard to ‘transform’ my school into a learning community. This has included an emphasis on strategies such as #geniushour and SOLEs (Self Organized Learning Environments – both of which I have dedicated areas for … Continue reading

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Guest blog on “types of leaders we need in education” by @justintarte & connection to @walterisaccson

http://www.justintarte.com/2014/12/the-types-of-leaders-we-need-in.html A view on leaders which connected to me with Walter Isaacssons book “The Innovators” look at the start of Intel: “What Grove did not realize at the time, but came to understand later, was that effective management need not … Continue reading

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Guest blog on starting blogs @pernilleripp @mrkrndvs

http://pernillesripp.com/2014/12/21/a-few-nontraditional-tips-for-starting-your-own-blogging-journey/ Be Yourself.

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Bonus blog via @markbarnes19

Recently when I talk about our learning community’s shift from report cards to “communicating student learning through eportfolios” I began to shift my approach from “it’s hard sometimes” to “it’s uncomfortable” – hard is trying to solve the Kryptos code. … Continue reading

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Day 77 (of 188) sometimes the best learning is “failing”

Day 77 (of 188) sometimes the best learning is “failing” Today was deadline day for posters to be done to be entered into a contest (need to be mailed). Some great art was created – I was happy to put … Continue reading

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Day 76 (of 188) taking time

Today we had our staff get together. Nothing fancy. A lot of appys (I introduced everyone to hotyaki wings!!) around a table and some chatting and some plotting. It doesn’t always take a big production to wind things up/down – … Continue reading

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