1. Friends are essential to survival – I was once told that if you don’t get at least three hugs a day you are weird. I’ve always loved that one because I’m a hugger. What I have learned this year is that I have to rely on my friends, both at work and not, to help … More Top 10 Things I Learned in 2013
I subscribe to the blog, Connected Principals. There are many contributors. One happens to be an elementary principal named, Sam LeDeaux. His post today was titled 3,000. Please take a minute and read his [short] post. It piggy-backs on the one I wrote yesterday about the importance relationships between teachers and students play in learning.
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about relationships. As adults, we have all kinds of relationships. Google Circles would designate them as Family, Friends, Acquaintances, Colleagues, and Following. Of course, you can always “Create a new circle,” maybe Teachers, Students, or Cyberstalking to name a few. The point is that we can’t sum up our … More It’s all about the relationship…
Monday is supposed to be my digital learning blog post day (That’s a mouthful, and I’m sure there should be some hyphens in there, but I’m equally sure you were able to comprehend the meaning behind the phrase anyway.), but today I’m going to write about one of my favorite things: Reading. I love to … More What are you reading now?
Professional development for educators used to involve writing sub plans, paying hefty conference fees, and usually (especially for those of us in small towns) driving a fair distance to attend these events. The alternative was having in-service days where all teachers listen to a speaker brought in for the corporation-wide professional development day. Don’t get … More Professional development has never been easier (…or cheaper!)