Learners Are the Driver

The following image was created by Alberta Education several years ago: Although it is no longer used, I still find the image to be a very powerful visual for what learning can look like in schools.  The ideas are not…

A Time for Reflection…

So here we are, a week into a brand new year with all of it lying stretched out before us. A clean slate of endless opportunity and promise, just waiting to be brought to life with each new day. I…

The Death of ” Digital”.

Words are a powerful vehicle for meaning and understanding, connected to individual or group perspectives, interpretations, and connections. The word “Digital” has been part of our vocabulary landscape for a long time. It was only after reading Nicholas Negroponte’s book,…

The Grand Tour

The Grand Tour As I finally get back to blogging (after a year away), it comes at a very interesting time in my career. Recently, I received the news that I have received a principalship and will be given the…

Purpose & Positivity, part 2

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I shared these paragraphs with my staff in their weekly “Get Whitt it!” today…(See my other weeks here.) A blank calendar. A fresh start. It’s the perfect time to evaluate where you’ve been, where you’re at, and where you’re going. It’s…