Monthly Archives: October 2015

Day 37 (of 183) some catchups from a very busy week

Day 37 (of 183) some catchups from a very busy week Just taking some time to do some reflection on what has been a very busy week: Monday – I reflected on seeing our district from the outside. It was … Continue reading

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Day 36 (of 183) full moons, Halloween , and other distractions

Day 36 (of 183) full moons, Halloween , and other distractions​ Facebook hasn’t helped this week:    So of course some questions are asked. Does Halloween cause a bit of school “craziness”? Or is it the shift in the weather … Continue reading

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Day 35 (of 183) who I think I am (personal growth plan share)

Day 35 (of 183) who I think I am (personal growth plan share) Each year I like to set some goals for myself. Over the past few years they have shifted away from the themes of 21st Century Learning (aka … Continue reading

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Day 34 (of 183) the power [and caution] of IEPs

Day 34 (of 183) the power [and caution] of IEPs Its interesting to spend a day doing IEP meetings. IEPs are “individualized education plans” which allow to identify different goals for students to be working on. These are adaptations – … Continue reading

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Day 33 (of 183) seeing my school [and district] with outside eyes. With thanks to @principalgli @bcpvpa #bcpvpa

Day 33 (of 183) seeing my school [and district] with outside eyes. With thanks to @principalgli @bcpvpa #bcpvpa Today I had the opportunity to see my school and district with outside eyes; I was able to take @bcpvpa president @principalgli … Continue reading

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Day 32 (of 183) Connecting Leaders 2015 via @stevebarkley @dpontefract @daisydyerduerr

Day 32 (of 183) Connecting Leaders 2015 via @stevebarkley @dpontefract @daisydyerduerr I love the title of our @bcpvpa conference: connecting leaders. A strong theme that runs through our organization and through our days of learning. Todays theme is some of … Continue reading

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Day 31 (of 183) an adventure (getting ready for pro-d) with thanks to @daisydyerduerr & @rayzahab

Day 31 (of 183) an adventure (getting ready for pro-d) with thanks to @daisydyerduerr & @rayzahab Adventure. Tonight to kick off our Connecting Leaders conference with @bcpvpa members, we had Ray Zahab – an ultra-marathoner (ie 1000 km across a … Continue reading

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Day 30 (of 183) the best part of a pro-d road trip 

Day 30 (of 183) the best part of a pro-d road trip  Did I say part? I meant partS.  A busy week -waterwalk w two visiting schools was fabulous but set up a busy time trying to ‘catch up’ with … Continue reading

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Day 29 (of 183) a thought on video games

Day 29 (of 183) a thought on video games As Christmas (and birthdays) approach and I’m starting to see my kids eye up some new games (esp the new Zelda, MarioMaker, Skylanders and few others) I was doing some thinking … Continue reading

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Day 28 (of 183) First world problems with thanks to @spencer2thewest

Day 28 (of 183) First world problems with thanks to @spencer2thewest An attempted insult was once hurled at me: “you just want a world with a Starbucks on every corner” – they were attempting to critique commercialism…but I concurred. “I … Continue reading

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