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Feb 11

A Lot of New Principals

For whatever reason, the schools I’ve worked in lately or the ones my children have attended, have experienced a lot of turnover when it comes to the school principal. When I started a new position after leaving my position with Discovery Education, I didn’t think there’d be a leadership change after one year. Surprisingly, I …

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Feb 27

ICE Conference Reflection

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Jul 27

Keeping Myself Accountable

This post is simply here to keep myself accountable. I need to write more and share more. With that being said, blog posts will be coming about the following topics. If you don’t see them soon, let me know. ISTE Reflection DENSI Reflection Chad’s Choices The upcoming school year Maybe this will help me, maybe …

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Mar 02

Jersey Wearing Rules

This is by no means an edtech post, but I do think you can learn something from it.  That is, if you’re a sports fan or are ever around sports fans. A recent discussion with some friends about jersey rules led to me share what I consider the do’s and don’ts of wearing sports jerseys. …

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Jan 20

Keep Dreaming…

I love Kid President.  If you’re not familiar with his messages, you should take a look.  Here’s his latest video.

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Dec 17

Just Say It

I love Kid President.  I have no idea where this kid was discovered, but his bubbly, cheerful personality is so contagious.  Take a look at 20 things that he says should be said more often.

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Jul 21

My DENSI

I spent the last 9 days in Burlington, Vermont at one of the best professional development events I’ve ever attended, the 2013 DEN Summer Institute. This time around, I was on the “other side” of the event because I was not a regular attendee, but staff. It felt different, but not in a bad way. …

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Jun 12

A Classroom Website or Blog is a Must for Every Teacher

As the world gets more and more connected, and more and more information is accessible, isn’t it time that every teacher has a class website or blog?  I was in a meeting earlier this year at a school and a parent asked the teacher if she had a website.  The teacher replied that she did not, …

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Apr 12

Advice to Young People: Become a Teacher

This post is in contrast to a recent post by Randy Turner, who tells young people not to  become teachers. I spent 15 years in public education before moving out of the school system and into the private sector.  I enjoyed my time as a teacher and found it exciting, frustrating, rewarding, and tiresome.  I …

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Apr 12

Good Reads

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a articles that I’ve found interesting.  Enjoy. If Twitter is Not PD, What Is It? Teacher’s Resignation Letter: My Profession No Longer Exists Who Cares About Devices? Share and Share Alike Connected Leadership Isn’t Just About the Technology Do You Have to be Connected to be A Great …

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