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Day 33 (of 189) my prethink for Sunday’s #bcedchat themed around Dungeons & Dragons

Day 33 (of 189) my prethink for Sunday’s #bcedchat themed around Dungeons and Dragons I loved D&D (specifically AD&D since we used that manual to guide our game play) and have always made a lot of connections between the game … Continue reading

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Day 32 (of 189) the disaster artist: safety week = fire drills #shakeoutbc & lockdowns (oh my!)

Day 32 (of 189) the disaster artist: safety week = fire drills #shakeoutbc & lockdowns (oh my!) Why fire drills. The sound is awful. The anxiety spikes for some just thinking about it. So we do them in good weather … Continue reading

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Day: 31 (of 189) the comic that launched #geniushour

Day 31 (of 189) the comic that launched #geniushour I love Bill Waterson. He and a Gary Larson were huge influences as I grew up. After all, Bill pointed out the key to creativity: (My mom laminated this one for … Continue reading

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Day 30 (of 189) international student visit (with a shoutout to @yongzhaoEd )

Day 30 (of 189j international student visit We have a class of students from Beijing that have arrived. Specifically from Beijing #2 Experimental School. To our little school on the coast. I know when my oldest did a Me to … Continue reading

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Day 29 (of 189) @Gladwell new book “Talking to Strangers” has me thinking about how we talk in schools….with many “strangers”…

Day 29 (of 189) @Gladwell new book Talking to Strangers has me thinking about how we talk in schools….with many “strangers”… Some Excerpts From Talking to Strangers Malcolm Gladwell This material may be protected by copyright. “Knox: I think everyone’s … Continue reading

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Day 28 (of 189) if it’s #worldmentalhealthday why does my back hurt?

Day 28 (of 189) if it’s #worldmentalhealthday why does my back hurt? Rest is rust. Gotta keep moving – even when (especially when) there is pain and the first reaction is to do nothing. This was the advice a mentor … Continue reading

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Day 27 (of 189) personal growth plan update

Day 27 (of 189) personal growth plan update   It is growth plan time. Both for our school and for myself.  I am still not convinced I like the current format I am using, but it is a good summary … Continue reading

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