My “What” and My “Why”

I'm on my way back from Santa Fe, NM, after attending a Division Heads conference for area private school leaders. As I sit in the back of the airplane, I find myself surprised to find a unique opportunity to reflect on my practice. For inspiration in this effort, I turn to the May 2017 issue... Continue Reading →

Making Failure a Priority

This image appeared on my LinkedIn feed yesterday, sparking thoughts and reflection about why the middle school years are so crucial. Tweenagers, children between the ages of 10 and 15, go through a roller coaster of changes. They discover independence and passion for new ideas and interests, particularly during the school day. As they discover opportunities... Continue Reading →

Facebook is Not Ours. It’s Theirs.

willrichardson: David Weinberger:For example, when blogging first blossomed, it was seen by its early enthusiasts not merely as a form of publishing but as a type of community-building. Our blog sites were our personal presence on the web, and we viewed ourselves as social. That’s why the “blogroll” was standard equipment on the early blogs;... Continue Reading →

Instructional Leadership Challenge

As I brainstorm for ways to improve (actually, to initialize) my online presence via discussions and reflections, I have been trolling through my PLN Twitter feeds only to come across a very interesting 21-day program: The Instructional Leadership Challenge. ILC is a free online resource for anyone in a instructional leadership position who may have... Continue Reading →

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