Leading Evolution

Schools are big ships.  Sometimes ships do exactly what they're supposed to.  Sometimes they run aground or sink.  Sometimes old ships don't really work as well as new ones, other times the old ones bring something qualitatively wonderful.  All these ships have a couple of things in common. First, if they're not heading to a [...]

By | 2015-06-23T10:57:41+00:00 December 13th, 2014|Education|0 Comments

Reading List Roundup – July 2011

    I've recently started (again, a little late to the party) using some social bookmarking (Find me on Diigo!) so in the interest of making sure I read everything I bookmark and process it a little bit deeper than I would ordinary bedtime read, I'm going to start doing this monthly - a review [...]

By | 2014-11-17T12:08:25+00:00 July 26th, 2011|Learning|0 Comments

Professional Learning Series: A Model

  In my last post I talked about cultivating a positive learning culture within your school as a foundation for a happy, upbeat, successful professional learning program.  I also talked about the positive effects it can have on the learning environment for the students in terms of overall nature of the relationships between the student [...]

By | 2014-11-17T12:08:26+00:00 June 8th, 2011|Education|0 Comments

Professional Learning Series: Culture & Ethos

  When we take our class on an excursion, we have the whole damn thing mapped out meticulously in our heads, our clipboards, our inboxes, on our phones/tablets, and in the heads of our co-workers and students.  Not just in this reality, either.  We've got plans, backup plans, and contingency plans for every possible eventuality [...]

By | 2014-11-17T12:08:26+00:00 May 31st, 2011|Education|1 Comment
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