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A father’s role in raising amazing daughters

Tweet Cross posted from: The Eagle Online From the moment our children are born till the day they leave the house and strike out on their own, it is amazing to observe how they grow, learn, and develop into adults. … Continue reading

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What Administrators Need? I Need Teachers Who Think like Distance Runners

Tweet One of my administrative colleagues at my school here in Shanghai is a marathon runner. I am not. The mere thought of running for more than my personal requirement of 30 minutes three times a week makes me want … Continue reading

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Taking on the New Mindset List for 2010

Tweet This article was published in the September 9, 2010 edition of The Eagle. Students continue to teach me and despite my role now working primarily with the teachers and administrators at SAS, I still slide out into the hallways … Continue reading

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Anyway… Keeping sight of the Reasons We Come to Work

Tweet This has been cross posted to www.leadertalk.org. Sometimes work gets tough. We have tough days, tough hours, tough meetings and tough conversations. It ain’t fun. Nobody likes conflict and sometimes things happen that make you wonder if it is … Continue reading

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ASCD Scholars Blogging at National Conference… and after

Tweet This just in off my smartbrief update from ASCD. This is an impressive list of ASCD Scholars representing educational leaders from around the world. School Leadership in Theory and Practice ASCD Conference Scholars — a group of teachers and … Continue reading

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Reconnecting with a past passion brings forth some lessons

Tweet I am not sure how old I was when my Dad put a 9 iron in my hand in the back yard with those annoying little plastic whiffle balls to hit around, but I can remember whacking those tiny … Continue reading

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Socially Networked Administrators need some perspective too!

Tweet Walking down the stairs of the Canadian International School of Hong Kong with my colleage @chinaleish– and if you have never been to this school let me tell you… THERE ARE LOTS OF STAIRS!! @chinaleish had a few things … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “10 Tech Skills”

Tweet Sigh…. Through my Diigo in Education group link I received a notice of a blog entry titled “Top 10 Tech Skills Your Teen Needs Now”. Wow… that sounds like a great link to put in front of my community … Continue reading

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The Art of Self Promotion in a School Community!

Tweet Author’s note: I wrote this post about a year ago and updated a little here for Leadertalk. I stumbled upon it the other day while cleaning out my hard drive. It hit home with me as we all are … Continue reading

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Thorns on Roses or Roses on Thorns

Tweet Seth Godin writes in his post “Do you deserve it?” about moving from the idea that we should question whether we “deserve” the luck we have, as he says…. “Deserve” is such a loaded word. And instead ask…. “what … Continue reading

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