Category Archives: Reflections

Promise: I will NEVER be the Keeper of the Nightmare

Tweet Keepers of the Nightmare are among us. You know the ones. They have other names that they hide behind like “Organizational Historian” or “Veteran“.  Not to say that Organizational Historians or Veterans are necessarily Keepers of the Nightmare, but … Continue reading

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I am probably jumping to conclusions here but- Professional Conferences/Seminars Probably DON’T work!

Tweet c Image by Eduardo Amorim via Flickr This just found in my email box from Education Week: The time U.S. teachers actually spend in professional training largely continues to take place in isolation, rather than in school-based settings that … Continue reading

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YardSticks Author writes about the importance of Student Reflection

Tweet I’ve been writing a lot about the importance of my own reflections recently.  One of my favorite blogs is written by a wonderful author and practicing school principal is Yardsticks, by Chip Wood a veteran educator and author of … Continue reading

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Trying to Think is Sometimes HARD– Slow down. Do Less.

Tweet I am beginning to think that the older and wiser of my colleagues may be actually right! (smile) You know the old song…. “Slow down, you move to fast. You gotta make the mornin’ last….”  Feelin’ Groovy would be … Continue reading

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Inquire, Assume or Punt: Three Choices in Presentations

Tweet Seth Godin, my new guru says we have to do three things if we are going to present to an audience considering that many, if not all of the members have read, heard, or seen everything you’re going to … Continue reading

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Dispatch from Seat 16K-MU387- Shanghai to KL- What Parents REALLY want from their Children’s School

Tweet I find myself on a plane again.  In the international education scene, a monthly international flight is not unusual.  The flight took off at 10ish and I will arrive in my destination in Kuala Lumpur at about 3 PM, … Continue reading

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Dispatch from the Couch: Reflecting on Reflecting

Tweet The week behind me was a tough one with a death of a member of our support team in our library, and some more bad news with budgetary implications and hard work ahead.  As I collapsed on the couch … Continue reading

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