Tag Archives: Education

Facing Brutal Facts, Putting Students First and Moving from Good to Great

Tweet Putting Students First Jim Collins, in his book “Good to Great” elaborates on ideas that show that organizations who wish to remain competitive and growing need to confront some of their own brutal facts.  He contents that by doing … Continue reading

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Comment to eschool news article: Maine laptop program offers lessons in ed-tech implementation

Tweet Please go to http://www.eschoolnews.com/2011/02/23/maine-laptop-program-offers-lessons-n-ed-tech-implementation/?utm_source=website&utm_medium=url&utm_campaign=slider for a very interesting article on the progress of the 1:1 implementation in the state of Maine.  One of my colleagues pointed the article out to me and I was compelled to respond. My response … Continue reading

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Dispatch from the Road: Back in the Saddle Again….

Tweet Gene Autry sang it so well…. and yes… I am back in the saddle again as well. 47 years old, back in graduate school. This last 4 days have been the first of only a few face to face … 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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1:1- Resources, Teachers, Committed Leaders, Student Centered Approaches and PD!- It is Common Sense!

Tweet I don’t often get a chance to quote Arnold Schwarzenegger but I will today. This from an edweek.org article: “How can kids compete in the global economy when the information the schools feed them is stale and is outdated … Continue reading

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Operating a Web 2.0 School in a Internet Blocked Country

Tweet Having worked in two schools in the past 9 years that are behind significant firewalls run by the government, I feel I have enough experience to write this blog post…. at least from the educational leadership side of the … Continue reading

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An Implementation Next Step?

Tweet This entry has been cross posted to LeaderTalk. As I work this academic year in rolling out a 1:1 program, I have thought long and hard about the next steps after the initial “out of the box” experience has … Continue reading

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Technology and our classrooms- Unfiltered, Ubiquitous Access

Tweet In my last post, I noted that I’d been saving this bookmark in my computer for quite a while.  Sean Nash from the blog nashworld wrote in July about the “Four Pillars of Technology Integration.” I wrote last week … Continue reading

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Technology and our classrooms- Is this the framework we need to use?

Tweet I’ve been saving this bookmark in my computer for quite a while.  Sean Nash from the blog “Nashworld” wrote July about the “Four Pillars of Technology Integration.” and has created a very nice graphic to go along with the … Continue reading

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Virginia’s ITRT program-Formalizing Embedded Staff Development and ALMOST Getting it Right!

Tweet I have written before about my belief that staff development needs to be addressed as a long term effort, and not something that can be taken on as a short term effort to solve a particular problem. Let’s face … Continue reading

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