Connected Principals Posts

I find it intriguing that blogging has such a cathartic effect for me. There are many times that writing serves as an opportunity for me to organize thoughts, express frustrations,…

Read More Recognize The Big Rocks

One of the most nerve wracking things that I had to do this year was the opening day talk to a truly progressive and amazing school division; my own. I…

Read More The Most Powerful Word

I am by nature, a bit driven. I tend to move fast, talk fast and relaxing has never been a forte. When I begin a staff meeting, record podcasts, or…

Read More Slowing Down

So this week I want to talk about attitude and perspective….and in particular, the attitude and perspective that we all bring to work everyday, which greatly impacts the climate and…

Read More Attitude and Perspective

Given the influx of tools to communicate with, it’s almost like communication is harder at a time when it should be easier. When you think of connected principals or educators…

Read More Do We Really Communicate Better?

As we are getting ramped up for the start of another school year in British Columbia, I have now shelved my John Grisham novels and Sports Illustrated magazines until next…

Read More Eliminate Failure with “Flow”

“We are all born curious, creative, and imaginative. And the best schools—from pre-K to graduate school—continue to develop these capabilities in students. They do so not by delivering more-of-the-same education,…

Read More Connected Education is Elementary