Connected Principals Posts

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

cc licensed ( BY SD ) flickr photo shared by wadem “Directions are instructions given to explain how. Direction is a vision offered to explain why.” Simon Sinek As I…

Read More Still starting with the why

Information is not knowledge, Knowledge is not wisdom, Wisdom is not truth Frank Zappa For most of the past few thousand years we have used a pyramid as the metaphor…

Read More Pyramids & Balloons

As I reflect on my third Educon experience, I feel the need to get a few things off my chest in regards to the conference put on by Mr. Lehmann…

Read More My Problem(s) With Educon

(caveat: I don’t like guns. my title does not endorse guns. or bullets. :)) (another caveat: this is also not about a blender.) One of the first conversations that my…

Read More the silver bullet…

“…knowledge is becoming inextricable from — literally unthinkable without — the network that enables it.”   ~David Weinberger On a cold, snowy and windy Canadian evening, Royan Lee (@royanlee) and I…

Read More Teacher/Designer/Collaborator

Rwanda Reflections #3 – ‘They walk straight past us’   Through this series of blog posts, I am seeking to process another profound experience – visiting Rwanda for the fourth…

Read More ‘They walk straight past us’

“Perception becomes reality- one way or another: Great principals know that putting others in an upbeat frame of mind comes back to brighten their own day as well. Keeping your…

Read More Reality Distortion…What a Concept

  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