Monthly Archives: July 2016

SOL (2016) 6 growth mindsets via @pernilleripp @gcouros

SOL (2016) 6 growth mindsets via @pernilleripp @gcouros  I’ve been a fan of the work of Carol Dweck in her book Mindset where she talks about the importance of growth mindsets ….. I even refer to her work in many … Continue reading

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SOL 5 (2016) inclusion w @tweetsomemoore at @ubcedO 

SOL 5 (2016) inclusion w @tweetsomemoore at @ubcedO  Trying to do some more sketch notes at UBCO – always great to hear ideas and thinkings of newbie teachers! Re the “aim for outside pins” reference: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kHk6OluhG4Q  Some great thinkings and … Continue reading

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SOL 4 (2016) Connections & Serendipity…..and thanks to #bcpvpa ShortCourse     Serendipity. I believe in serendipitous moments.     It’s how I connected to @freshgrade for eportfolios – when I received calls from four colleagues within a couple of … Continue reading

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SOL 3b (2016) #bcpvpa Anxiety Reminder

SOL 3b (2016) #bcpvpa Anxiety Reminder     Use celebrities as intro to who works w mental wellness – Identify which celebrities work with and work through issues on their way to success.     Also why things like anxiety … Continue reading

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SOL 3a (2016) #bcpvpa tech thinkings and learnings via @shareski

SOL 3a (2016) #bcpvpa tech thinkings and learnings via @shareski     “Eventually we have to get ride of our floppy disks” – a comment made by @bbeairsto during one of our keynotes at todays ShortCourse. Change can be complex. … Continue reading

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SOL 2 (2016) – making decisions

SOL 2 (2016) – making decisions Today started the first day of ShortCourse –  a weeklong “summer camp for BC Principals and Vice Principals. We got to meet our table-team (the soccer fanatics for our table). We started out with … Continue reading

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SOL 1 (summer of learning 2016) trust

SOL 1 (summer of learning 2016) trust While getting ready for ShortCourse (a joint @bcpvpa and @ubced week long ‘summer camp’) a key word kept coming up: trust It was present in the book I am re-reading; Simon Sineks Leaders … Continue reading

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