Monthly Archives: April 2017

Day 142 (of 185) learner profiles as a rosetta stone

Day 142 (of 185) learner profiles as a rosetta stone   Today was a professional development day, and I got to spend some time sharing some thinking and ideas around how to help people better understand the purpose of eportfolios … Continue reading

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Day 141 (of 185) oh the people that you meet when you’re walking down the (digital) street

Day 141 (of 185) oh the people that you meet when you’re walking down the (digital) street   Got a random positive message today: our new superintendent (from another district) was talking to one of his PVPs and my name … Continue reading

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Day 140 (of 185) oh the noise! noise! noise! noise! any help? @beatsbydre @sonos @bose @monsterproducts others?

Day 140 (of 185) oh the noise, noise, noise, noise! any help? @beatsbydre @sonos @bose  @monsterproducts other?   So……I had the opportunity to pick up my son to make a medical appointment when I heard it: the PA system come … Continue reading

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Day 139 (of 185) practice? sharpening the saw? homework?

Day 139 (of 185) practice? sharpening the saw? homework?     As my son once pointedly asked me: if i’m not allowed to sleep at school, why do I have to do schoolwork at home? Now, I have long-been in support … Continue reading

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Day 138 (of 185) cardboard week+ (w thanks to @RobertMunsch3 & @adriennegear )

Day 138 (of 185) cardboard week+ As we pass earth day, my thoughts come back to some fun projects around recycled/found creations. I strongly believe that the imagination sometimes needs some kindling to keep furled, so as we mix sun … Continue reading

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Day 137 (of 185) refocusing via a “call to action”

Day 137 (of 185) refocusing via a “call to action” Our district principals (and vice principals) met with our new superintendent and our single-trustee for a planning-retreat.  I really liked an opportunity to clarify/refocus thinking:

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Day 136 (Of 185) personal view on 4/20

Day 136 (Of 185) personal view on 4/20 “Marijuana has gone mainstream” claimed one headline on drudge report. And as an educator, this worries me – especially when so many “truths” are one-sided, and for the most part, my personal … Continue reading

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