Author: Todd Samuelson

Tomorrow morning I will be introducing George Couros at the Southern Alberta Teachers’ Convention. For me, this has meant spending time reflecting on who George is, how he has influenced…

Read More Welcome George

I’m considering making a change. With change often comes the traditional interview process and the preparation that comes along with that ritual. I suppose there is a benefit to this…

Read More All or Nothing?

“… and now you’re a wacko like me.” I’m not sure if I’ve ever had a greater compliment regarding my philosophies on education (assessment in this particular case) then hearing…

Read More a culture of learning

I believe technology is a wonderful thing. I rely heavily on it every day and it is one of my passions. I facilitate my school’s technology advisory  committee and am…

Read More Finding The Balance

This year began with a change in my role as an administrator. I find myself working with an exceptional group of middle school teachers. The past three days of school…

Read More Start up

There are so many great things happening in education right now. What I have been reflecting on and appreciating recently are the priorities of student-centered education and pursuing a deeper…

Read More Exciting Times in Education

I will change roles next year. I will now be responsible for the school’s Middle School (grades seven and eight). The other day I went around talking to each Middle…

Read More Why Guy

It’s that time of year when my thoughts not only start to think about next year, but also reflect on the previous ten months. Because I’m always looking at how…

Read More superstars