Monthly Archives: January 2009

1st Grade Bloggers Celebrate 100’s Day!

Tweet Success can measured in all sorts of things.  One class has done a great job sharing their 100’s day project. Check it out here!! One as to reflect on the memories that we create for children and what fun … Continue reading

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When is it too much? AND When do we say “DO IT or GO!”?

Tweet Image by Old Shoe Woman via Flickr This entry will be cross posted to the Leadertalk Blog My colleagues and I got in an animated conversation the other day about the actual demonstrable skills teachers and administrators must have … Continue reading

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Technology Connections to Student Heritage

Tweet I don’t often write about the technology work that is going on in my school as it feels a bit inappropriate to me to do so here, but I could not resist it this time. Amanda DeCardy, my wife … Continue reading

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Thank You Carl Anderson!

Tweet What is great about the new read/write/share web?  This kind of resource from an intelligent person I would probably never have a chance to learn from if it wasn’t for the internet. Check this video out! Building Your Own … Continue reading

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I want to be a More Effective Learner!

Tweet Seems simple enough!  I read a lot of stuff. I write a fair amount.  I study things that interest me.  Can I be better at learning? According to Kendra Van Wagner, I can with 10 simple tips that will … 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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Web resources make my life easier!

Tweet Many people often say to me that the onslaught of new media is complicating. For me it saves me loads of time. One of the many, many things I do on a weekly basis is lead meetings, and after … 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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Dispatch from the Road- The Importance of a Strong Technology Infrastructure

Tweet It was a good holiday for me this year. My lovely wife got me a new camera, so that means more of my photos on this blog this year and less from others. Probably more photos of my kids, … Continue reading

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