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Day 110 (of 187) we don’t talk about “that” – inspired by the @ScottMillerBbl article on @mariners speedster @FlashGJr

Day 110 (of 187) we don’t talk about “that” – inspired by the @ScottMillerBbl article on @mariners speedster @FlashGJr   First the article: https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2820756   Secondly: I have been a Mariners fan for as long as I can recall – … Continue reading

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Day 110 (of 186) the unexpected “gaps”

Day 110 (of 186) the unexpected “gaps”   Recently came across an article worried about the ability for kids to hold pencils: http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2018/02/modern-kids-can-barely-hold-a-pencil/ which I teasingly tweeted out “in support” because how many pencils will be in use in the … Continue reading

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Day 110 (of 185) a school district or a district of schools?

Day 110 (of 185) a school district or a district of schools?   There are times when it can feel that the school is the centre of it’s learning community. But it’s nice to know and recognize that each school … Continue reading

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Day 110 (of 183) it’s whats inside that counts (but maybe not what you think)

Day 110 (of 183) it’s whats inside that counts (but maybe not what you think)     Spent time with a friend I haven’t seen in awhile.   We both commented that each other looked good.   but….we both knew … Continue reading

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Day 110 (of 188) a slap of reality with my sons General Anxiety

Day 110 (of 188) a slap of reality with my sons General Anxiety First – my son has had a couple of really good weeks. In-the-classroom-and-doing-work kinda good. Not perfect – there is still very tough times with transitions (especially … Continue reading

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Day 110 (of 184) Anxiety 107 (a blunt approach to anxiety)

Day 110 (of 184) Anxiety 107 (a blunt approach to anxiety) I have been asked a few times to explain how I handle anxious learners – a growing number ‘are appearing’ in our school (or just being better identified – … Continue reading

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Day 2 (of 189) decisions were made…

Day 2 (of 189) decisions were made… An evening and day of decisions – both good and interesting, because sometimes (like class placements and schedules) have to be made. Last night our son shocked us. We were planning and plotting … Continue reading

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Summer of Learning 2019 #2 Shortcourse Day 2 @getrocketbook

Summer of Learning 2019 #2 Shortcourse Day 2 Today’s focus has been on instructional leadership. And today I tried using my Rocketbook for note taking. The Rocketbook is a great notebook that uses a frixion pen and an app to … Continue reading

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Day 185 (of 187) reading end of year comments

Day 185 (of 187) reading end of year comments One of the jobs of a principal is to review summative reports – whether for eportfolios or for report cards. I’ll be honest and admit I like reading them…or at least … Continue reading

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Day 168 (of 187) track & field days and competitions

Day 168 (of 187) track & field days and competitions Must there always be said “there can be only one?” – the pivotal line in the movie The Highlander (great movie, avoid the sequels). The pursuit of the blue ribbon. … Continue reading

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