Monthly Archives: January 2016

Day 78 (of 183) punishment vs consequence vs re-earning something; aka don’t cancel christmas

Day 78 (of 183) punishment vs consequence vs re-earning something; aka don’t cancel christmas Today one of the situations happened that I hate. A kid made a mistake that led to something that he was looking forward to being cancelled. … Continue reading

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Day 77 (of 183) thinking about thinking and decision making

Day 77 (of 183) thinking about thinking and decision making A few years ago I had to do some thinking about something I don’t like: right vs right decisions. Things would go so much better if everyone just did what … Continue reading

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Day 76 (of 183) reading skill or school detriment: re-reading

Day 76 (of 183) reading skill or school detriment: re-reading​ This week I had been part of some conversations heard a couple of times about ‘the year we do _____ novel’. And my library side starts to cringe.  I’ll be … Continue reading

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Day 75 (of 184) where we are, where we were, where we are going (inspired by @AllBlacks )

Day 75 (of 184) where we are, where we were, where we are going At todays school district admin meeting (all the principal and vice principals meeting with central staff) we had a chance to read an article about the … Continue reading

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Day 74 (of 184) self/peer reflection time w thanks to @gborthis (& a little shoutout to @gcouros #innovatorsmindset )

Day 74 (of 184) self/peer reflection time w thanks to @gborthis Appropriately, today was one of our reflection assemblies. We take time to review what’s gone on via a month-in-review video while also taking a look at what’s coming up … Continue reading

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Day 73 (of 184) blogging about what we don’t/won’t talk about #blog4MH #mentalhealth #BellLetsTalk

Day 73 (of 184) blogging about what we don’t/won’t talk about #blog4MH​ It’s a new year. It’s a new month. Recently one of our communication corporations started their “let’s talk” campaign to try to start normalizing conversations around mental wellness: … Continue reading

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Day 72 (of 184) ______ in memory of @joe_bower #legacyofJoeBower 

Day 72 (of 184) ______ in memory of @joe_bower #legacyofJoeBower (it may be a day early but Joe is worth breaking a schedule for) edit update: amazing tweet that needed to be shared when the Alberta Teachers Association honoured Joe’s … Continue reading

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