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About technolandy

Principaling on the Pacific in Powell River BC Pushing 'technologization' in education: blending technology and curriculum seamlessly. Advocate for better understanding of Anxiety in Education (and use of self-regulation) Utilizing ePortfolios & Descriptive Feedback to personalize learning!

Summer of Learning 2020 (5) @bcpvpa Essentials for New School Learners Day Four (Organizational Leadership)

Summer of Learning 2020 (5) @bcpvpa Essentials for New School Learners Day Four (Organizational Leadership) Our last day together, and much like shortcourse, a few days ago, this was looking a long way off, and suddenly we are here. Still … Continue reading

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Summer of Learning 2020 (4) @bcpvpa Essentials for New School Learners Day Three (Relational Leadership)

Today I am challenging myself with doing drawings instead of words… From my upcoming t-shirt line….https://technolandy.wordpress.com/2019/12/13/day-71-of-189-t-shirts-yep-t-shirts/ The 3 most important things in education…

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Summer of Learning 2020 (3) @bcpvpa Essentials for New School Learners – Day Two (Instructional Leadership) – my focus: “that one kid”

Summer of Learning 2020 (3) @bcpvpa Essentials of Learning – Day Two (Instructional Leadership) Today I am building my blog and reflection of the days thinking led so beautifully by Terry Beaudry and Tammy Renyard. And one of the questions … Continue reading

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Summer of Learning 2020 (2) @bcpvpa Essentials for New School Learners – Day One (Ethical Leadership)

Summer of Learning 2020 (2) @bcpvpa Essentials of Learning Day One Not exactly a replacement to Shortcourse, but the “diamonds cut” of the weeklong learning event. Simon Sinek made his usual appearance with many of his books being referenced (especially … Continue reading

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Summer of Learning 2020 (1) where do you want to work? building off Douglas Adams: How can I start; Why educate; Where shall I educate

Summer of Learning 2020 (1) where do you want to work? building off Douglas Adams: How can I start; Why educate; Where shall I educate Next week I am taking part in BCPVPAs alternative to ShortCourse since Covid19 has meant … Continue reading

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Day 189 (of 189) what a long strange trip its been!

Day 189 (of 189) what a long strange trip its been! 3 starts this year. September (traditional), April (remote learning) June (voluntary return to part-time on-site learning). No year is ever perfect. There are always troubles along the way. But … Continue reading

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Day 188 (of 189) aka Day 16 (of 16) closure

Day 188 (of 189) aka Day 16 (of 16) closure Covid19s impact on schools has been most noticed as we are thinking and rethinking how we create a sense of “closure”. It’s not an easy thing when most students are … Continue reading

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Day 187 (of 189) aka day 15 (of 16) Wonder Wednesday: this thing called graduation

Day 187 (of 189) aka day 15 (of 16) Wonder Wednesday: this thing called graduation I know I have said this too frequently: but I am so happy that tonight my son was able to walk across the stage as … Continue reading

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Day 186 (of 189) aka day 14 (of 16) communication – the small bits

Day 186 (of 189) aka day 14 (of 16) communication – the small bits I know I can never communicate enough to please all people – but sometimes there are things I can’t communicate (why somebody may be away…. confidential … Continue reading

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Day 185 (of 189) aka day 13 (of 16) thanks to all the dads

Day 185 (of 189) aka day 13 (of 16) thanks to all the dads Much like Mothers Day, I like to acknowledge Fathers Day as not just for the dads, but also all the other people doing the job of … Continue reading

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