Category: Best Educational Practices

We talk often about the importance of “collaboration”,  but talking about the impact of an individual is often taboo.  Effective collaboration is made up of bringing unique talents of individuals…

Read More Being a Void that is Felt

Tony Sinanis, a friend that I consider a brother, is one of the most thoughtful educators and leaders I know.  He recently wrote this as a Facebook status: Maybe in our…

Read More Going Past “Knowing”

The narrative of “are you a manager or a leader?”, is one that is shared too often.  I tweeted this article yesterday that talked about this very thing: What do…

Read More We Need Leaders AND Managers

        So I’ve been going through the interview process a lot lately, both as a candidate and as a recruiter, and one of the questions that keeps…

Read More Embracing Regret

More of a message to myself than anyone else… Sometimes people post things at exactly the right time.  My good friend, Amber Teamann, posted this on her blog titled, “Calm…

Read More Being a Fountain

You can’t change anyone but yourself, but you can create the conditions where change is more likely to happen for others.  As I work with many educators in leadership positions,…

Read More 4 Ways We Hold Others Back

I was inspired by this Medium post from Bryan Alexander , going through some terms on “Educational Technology”, that may be misconstrued or used incorrectly.  This was one of my favourites: Blended…

Read More 5 Terms We Need to Rethink in Education

Many schools are BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) for students.  Simply put, students are able to bring in their own laptops, iPads, phones, etc., into their classrooms. Oftentimes though, this…

Read More On “Teacher Discretion”