Monthly Archives: January 2015

Day 94 (of 188) Don’t Can’t Won’t

Day 94 (of 188) Don’t Can’t Won’t Some days are tougher than others. Sometimes they get filled with “no” statements (something I’m not very good at giving or receiving)….sometimes that leads to some hard thinking: The tricky part is the … Continue reading

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Day 93 (of 188) reflections on one year of eportfolios @freshgrade #ETMN

Day 93 (of 188) reflections on one year of eportfolios @freshgrade #ETMN It has been one year since our learning community ‘officially’ started working on communicating student learning using @freshgrade instead of reporting student achievement using report cards. It’s been … Continue reading

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Day 92 (of 188) the phone call from the principals office…

Day 92 (of 188) the phone call from the principals office… Today I had to make a lot of phone calls home to communicate the change of the date of our PALS program (Parents As Literacy Supporters) …..to our kindergarten … Continue reading

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Day 91 (of 188) some days even I get frustrated

Day 91 (of 188) some days even I get frustrated There are days when even I get frustrated! But I internalize and get quiet during these thinking times…thank goodness for my PLN!

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Day 90 (of 188) validation to ‘play’ – inspired a bit by @scotteach & @tbed63 @laurapaiement

Day 90 (of 188) validation to ‘play’ – inspired a bit by @scotteach & @laurapaiement Today I shared a proposal to my staff: to take part in a “global play day” on February 4th. While reluctant to spend ‘a whole … Continue reading

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Day 89 (of 188) what I learned from @seahawks & @DangeRussWilson & @PeteCarroll

Day 89 (of 188) what I learned from @seahawks & @DangeRussWilson & @PeteCarroll My school is a team. Many of the traits I bring to my classroom, my school, my district – my entire learning community – I learned playing … Continue reading

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Day 88 (of 188) not the same old communities…. #bcedbloggers #ETMN

Day 88 (of 188) not the same old communities…. #bcedbloggers #ETMN This morning I came across a good reminder that “things ain’t like they used to be” but not in the same old “positive” change that I talk/think about (homework, … Continue reading

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