Monthly Archives: May 2015

Day 169 (of 188) the best pro-d: driveway dialogues

At the end of a long day of meetings and social events (our annual retirement night but this year with no retirements we celebrated ‘change of assignments’) came the reminder of a powerful pro-d opportunity. The power of the unplanned … Continue reading

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Day 168 (of 188) a dream

Day 168 (of 188) a dream recently I was asked to share out a one page summary of a successful initiative – of which I am very proud of the work that has gone into communicating learning via technology – … Continue reading

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Day 167 (of 188) 11:00 already?

Day 167 (of 188) 11:00 already? (A quick stream of thought at the end of a busy day) Some days till faster than others. Blending teaching and principaling can be a tricky balance (not to think about coaching which isn’t … Continue reading

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My Learning Journey with FreshGrade

Originally posted on Searching for Sunshine:
As a teacher, I have always been a little sad that I could never see my own children in their school learning environments. I spend my days teaching other people’s children, but really had…

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Day 166 (of 188) the real costs of underestimating mental wellness #blog4mh

Day 166 (of 188) the real costs of underestimating mental wellness #blog4mh some of the scariest thing I hear: They’ll grow out of it Suck it up Why can’t they just be like everyone else What’s worst case scenario At … Continue reading

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Day 165 (of 188) even after 25 years my father influences my work

Day 165 (of 188) even after 25 years my father influences my work 25 years ago this past weekend my father passed away. Principal of a couple schools in Lillooet where he taught me a couple of important lessons.  He … Continue reading

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Ten Questions for 2015/16

Originally posted on Into (and Through) the Tangle:
I’ve got lists everywhere; scraps of paper, post-its, an office whiteboard, the legal pad that slowly becomes an illegible doodle… It’s all fine and well; thoughts jotted in the moment lead to…

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