Monthly Archives: June 2016

Day 179 (of 183) holding a fire in a paper bag

Day 179 (of 183) holding a fire in a paper bag That’s the phrase a friend of mine used (and I frequently use as well) when a secret (that can’t be kept a secret) is trying to be kept – … Continue reading

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Day 178 (of 183) thank you for the music

Day 178 (of 183) thank you for the music​ Today we had a Music Thing – an evolution of our spring tea into more of a showcase of music explorations that our students have done. We are fortunate enough to … Continue reading

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Day 177 (of 184) there’s a reason when the oxygen mask drops you fix yours first

Day 177 (of 184) there’s a reason when the oxygen mask drops you fix yours first When bad things happen….and they do – sadly – in schools….it is important that PVPs act first and do the tough leadership work… But…… … Continue reading

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Day 176 (of 183) asynchronous networking relationships thanks to @chrkennedy & @pernilleripp

Day 176 (of 183) asynchronous networking relationships thanks to @chrkennedy & @pernilleripp Professional relationships are important – both face to face and asynchronous. Sometimes talking time with me is great, other times 140 characters is ‘just right’…. This morning I … Continue reading

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Day 175 (of 183) it’s the end of the year as we know it (and I feel fine)

Day 175 (of 183) it’s the end of the year as we know it (and I feel fine) Gotta imagine the music……may hit up GarageBand for a YouTube video…..music by REM: That’s great, it starts with a report card date … Continue reading

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Day 174 (of 183) they should go home

Day 174 (of 183) they should go home     A statement that I heard third hand from someone apparently declaring that after a “thing” happened in a classroom – if they do “that”, then they should just go home.   … Continue reading

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Day 173 (of 183) am I your favourite?

Day 173 (of 183) am I your favourite?     Had one of my little grade ones come up and declare: I’m your favourite student, aren’t I?     Love that a) students think I have a favourite and b) … Continue reading

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