Monthly Archives: April 2015

Day 149 (of 188) exploring and planning 

Day 149 (of 188) exploring and planning  Today I got an interesting text from my grade 9 daughter: I have something for you to blog about! Now, having just been to her schools parent night and hearing some very flattering … Continue reading

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Day 148 (of 188) the golden ticket – aka The mixed emotions of retirement season

Day 148 (of 188) the golden ticket – aka the mixed emotions of retirement season  I just got official word of one of my staff is ready to enter recite end life. And I’m of mixed emotions. I’m very happy … Continue reading

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Day 147 (of 188) getting Rick Rolled

Day 147 (of 188) Getting Rick Rolled Today our school was visited by a beatbox musician. A great presentation that engaged all ages of our students. And at the end we chatted and I mentioned how with our school focus … Continue reading

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Day 146 (of 188) the mindset of a teaching principal 

Day 146 (of 188) the mindset of a teaching principal  It is sometimes (always) hard to explain how the mindset of a teaching principal works – but tonight I had a colleague explain it very well (as we were discussing … Continue reading

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Day 145 (of 188) reflection on school & personal goals

Day 145 (of 188) reflection on school & personal goals Our school districts final professional development day is a blend of School Growth Plan discussions/decisions and the actual Pro-D. This year is a tougher one as we have to make … Continue reading

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Day 144 (of 188) you still have to play the game & finish…don’t you?

Day 144 (of 188) you still have to play the game & finish…don’t you? A couple things have been bugging me between ‘on paper’ and ‘in actuality’.  The first is the usual sports connection – one team might look better … Continue reading

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Day 143 (of 188) time. Specifically wait time. Inspired by @nolagirlfromtx & @mrburkemath & #weirdede

Day 143 (of 188) time. Specifically wait time. Inspired by @nolagirlfromtx & @mrburkemath While waiting for a meeting (one of many this week!) I stumbled upon a tweet chat around #weirdede talking about how ‘being quiet’ can be an effective … Continue reading

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