Monthly Archives: November 2016

Day 60 (of 185) what do teacher training programs need to teach….?

Day 60 (of 185) what do teacher training programs need to teach….? I had the opportunity to join a Teacher Education Advisory Committee at Thompson Rivers University. I have had the opportunity to work with Teacher Candidates at a variety … Continue reading

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Day 59 (of 185) the book fair

Day 59 (of 185) the book fair One of the ‘treats’ of being a principal-librarian is the running of an annual (or more) book fair. They can be fun, exhausting, a thrill and a pain – all within a five … Continue reading

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Day 58 (of 185) Emergency Procedures Guide & Thinkings 

Day 58 (of 185) Emergency Procedures Guide & Thinkings  What is the worst case scenario at a school? I’ve had to deal with the sudden deaths of student and parents and staff. Sadly, it is important for educational leaders (specifically … Continue reading

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Day 57 (of 185) imagining an Education Black Friday

Day 57 (of 185) imagining an Education Black Friday  

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Day 56 (of 185) luging

Day 56 (of 185) luging Recently when being asked how things are going, I’ve recently made a connection to: I feel like I’m on a luge.  I know I have some sense of control, but….wow….things seem to really be going … Continue reading

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Day 55 (of 185) Past Performance Does Not Guarantee Future Results (thankfully)

Day 55 (of 185) Past Performance Does Not Guarantee Future Results (thankfully)  This was a hard week for one of my younger learners. Both Monday and Tuesday saw him visit me in my office far more frequently than any other … Continue reading

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Day 54 (of 185) too early for carols et al?

Day 54 (of 185) too early for carols et al?     Maybe it’s because I’ve had to start my christmas-themed ties so early.   Maybe it’s because of the variety of carols coming from our music room (so many … Continue reading

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