Author: Akevy Greenblatt

Picture courtesy of bu.edu This post was written for our school newsletter As many of you may know,  I am active on twitter.  I recently saw a tweet requesting that…

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picture: www.tuesdaystrong.com Reposted from Principals Post As I mentioned in a previous post I wanted to write a post about my Transition into my new position. I think the answer…

Read More Transition=TRUST x Transparency

picture courtesy of  cdc.gov Re-posted from Principal’s Post As I sit here writing this post I just experienced 3 days with out any electricity with temperatures in the high 90’s – low…

Read More GO WITH THE FLOW

Picture Courtesy of :reading.pppst.com One of my pet peeves is when people think that Differentiation Instruction and 21st Century Skills are something new and that now teachers need to do…

Read More IT IS NOT SOMETHING NEW

  picture: thevarguy.com   Last night I had the opportunity to participate in two great chats. #jedchat which I co- moderated with @dovemerson and @RabbiWex and #educoach which is moderated by some real twitter…

Read More Creating a Culture of Collaboration

Picture from: nysut.org I haven’t blogged for a while and have been thinking about what to blog about. I am jealous of all of those in my PLN that blog…

Read More Is the Job of a Teacher 24/7

picture: zazzy.com In almost everything you read today about leadership you read about the importance of Transparency. To be honest the concepts scares some people. How can a be completely…

Read More Just Be Honest – Be Yourself

Picture: bundleofblossoms.blogspot.com Here is an excerpt from a post I wrote for my Principals Post Blog: This is an excerpt of an email I sent ot my faculty before Rosh…

Read More We Often Forget To Say Thank You

Picture from cartoonstock.com This year we are focusing on 21st Century Learning. For many myself included while this is exciting it can also be scary. What does it mean is…

Read More Looking Back to Look Forward

Below are quotes from an article written by Lord Rabbi Johnathan Sacks Chief Rabbi of the British Common Wealth about the importance of questions and how asking questions is really…

Read More The Importance of Asking Questions

picture: noupe.com As we come to the end of a school year many of the tweets and blog posts that I have seen talk about reflections and looking at our…

Read More Reflection vs Retrospection

Justin Tarte (@justintarte) tweeted the following: RT @edteck: Observing a Classroom? Watch the Students, Not the Teacher –http://bit.ly/de5OHN This reminded me of a story that I often tell my teachers.…

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Picture: atlantictorque.com Last week someone tweeted the following “Plant a seed and watch it grow”. The tweet had a link. The tweet got my interest as an elementary school principal…

Read More Plant A Seed and Watch it Grow

picture: grifith.edu.au “While organizations can pronounce a change in policy or procedure, they cannot proclaim a change in attitudes, beliefs, or behaviors…The concept of changing culture may seem simple enough,…

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“Factual knowledge alone is thus no longer the great differentiator between those who succeed and those who do not. Instead the individuals who are emerging as the new “winners” –…

Read More Back to Basics