Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Power of the Team

If you have read any of my previous posts you know I often find professional/personal development nuggets in my everyday life. The same thing happened as I was watching my nine-year-old son play in his first game of the baseball … Continue reading

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A teacher by another name…

What kind of power is in a title, and what if we redefined the role of the teacher? I’m currently reading the book Blended by Michael B. Horn and Heather Staker. Often when I read a book for professional learning, … Continue reading

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Organized Leadership: Who should be around the table?

When I interviewed for a newly-created position as the district curriculum director, the job description was five pages long. The last item said something to the effect of, “And anything else the superintendent assigns”. Ha! Uh, sure…  The only people … Continue reading

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Passionate People Don’t Settle

I’m a passionate person, in general. I use the word “love” a lot (read a post about that here). I fully enjoy good movies, books, wine, and chocolate (the list could go on and on, but you would get bored). … Continue reading

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Technology Infusion

Integration, implementation, initiative…infusion.   I’ve worked with many school districts who were moving to a 1:1 environment.  Most of the time, they call it a technology integration- something teachers weave into their existing practice. Sometimes they call it an implementation- … Continue reading

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