Connected Principals Posts

Spending the last four days at a national leadership conference (CASA 11) in Niagara Falls on 21st Century Learning and Innovation (which had no Twitter hashtag until a few of…

Read More This is not optional anymore…

This week, my family and I saw Cars 2, the sequel to the fabulous, animated story of Lightening McQueen and his learnings of humility with his new-found family in Radiator…

Read More A 007 Principal’s Ride

False dichotomy: aka. the either-or fallacy, fallacy of false choice, black-and-white thinking or the fallacy of exhaustive hypotheses) a type of logical fallacy that involves a situation in which only…

Read More The Dichotomy Defense

“Promise to yourself to live your life as a revolution and not just a process of evolution.” Anthony J. D’Angelo There is always a great deal of debate around educational…

Read More What if?

As educators, we are often faced with an opportunity to take the easy road or the hard road.  The easy road often works for us as parents, teachers, and administrators…

Read More It’s Easy…

One of my favorite facets of being a principal is sharing ideas and resources. Today, day three of my new principalship, I had the perfect opportunity to share.   It…

Read More Sharing With Teachers is Fun

After spending the last two years at Forest Green School and Connections for Learning as principal, I learned an amazing amount both through my success and failures.  The idea of…

Read More Lessons from a principalship

This is my first post as a member of Connected Principals.  A huge thanks to George Couros for including me in this awesome network of administrators. This post is a…

Read More Advice to a New Administrator

Today I had the wonderful opportunity to Skype with Dwight Carter’s administrative team, and I must admit that they definitely didn’t disappoint! I have been following Dwight’s blog and twitter feed for…

Read More The value of a PLN