Monthly Archives: December 2014

Day 74 & 75 (of 188) regarding deadlines

Day 74 & 75 (of 188) regarding deadlines Bluntly: for me deadlines indicate when the learning stops (becomes “dead”)….usually. In our schools shift to eportfolios, I have seen the focus of classrooms shift to Learning opportunities instead of “we have … Continue reading

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Day 73 (of 188) the return of LOs

Day 73 (of 188) the return of LOs As learning is ongoing process, I’ve taken advantage of the opportunity to return what I used to call Literacy Centers to what I am now referring as Learning Centers (though since so … Continue reading

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Day 72 (of 188) alternate office design

Day 72 (of 188) alternate office design It started with a great tweet about having “an office in the hallway” via: @tritonkory @rgallwitz @patrickmlarkin I responded with: challenge accepted – and ‘raised’ to a standing desk! Definitely interesting moving into … Continue reading

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Day 71 (of 188) concert day

Day 71 (of 188) concert day For one of the rare times, we did not do an evening christmas concert. A bit of an experiment (doing a breakfast themed 9am event) with coffee muffins & more A bit of a … Continue reading

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Day 70 (of 188) a school can never have enough…

Day 70 (of 188) a school can never have enough… From my first VP assignment, a key lesson I learned from my mentor: A school can never have enough… -extension cords -batteries -tape (esp duct) And at concert time, that … Continue reading

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Managing the Holidays

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Day 69 (of 188) on dress rehearsals

Day 69 (of 188) on dress rehearsals Dress rehearsals for contents are almost always ‘rough’. At least every year that one has been on at the school I was at has always had a couple of “issues”. The nice part … Continue reading

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