Connected Principals Posts

There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new…

Read More A New Educational DNA

Yesterday at Forest Green School/Connections for Learning, our staff and several parents took part in our annual Education Planning process. Based on our three-year Education Plan, we take the opportunity…

Read More Swimming Pool Ideas

I have just declared that today is International Thank A Teacher Month (or is it this month is Thank a Teacher Day. Or…) Anyway, I was reading Mindset, by Carol…

Read More Thank A Teacher Month

Parents and schools (teachers, administrators, staff, etc.) are members of the same team – partners – striving together for the same goal. The goal, I hope and trust, is to…

Read More The Essential Conversation

In the second of this ongoing series of blog posts (from my personal blog) with topics chosen by my wife and son, I will share some ideas about facilities.  …

Read More Location, Location, Location

[Version I: Just the Manifesto] My Open Educator Manifesto ‘We’ educate future citizens of the world Teaching is my professional practice I Share by default I am Open, Transparent, Collaborative,…

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I’ve always been a good athlete. Playing almost any sport, except the ones where I had to be really tall or strong, came pretty easily to me. In high school,…

Read More The Art and Science of Teaching

You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down. – Mary Pickford  …

Read More The necessity of failure

It is the “month of AprilMayJune” (so coined because it goes so fast that it seems like three months compressed into one) and like it is for everyone in education,…

Read More Reflecting on the Run