Connected Principals Posts

I sometimes become frustrated about administrating in a public school. I guess it is especially easy to be frustrated at the end of a school year. The students are burnt…

Read More Examining My Core Values

cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by -= Bruce Berrien =- Through a lot of conversations on social networks, face-to-face opportunities, and reflection, I have been thinking about…

Read More 10 Ideas To Move Innovation Forward

This post was originally published by J. Bevacqua on Figuring It Out I contend that there is a Pedagogy-Public Opinion Gap in education.  For the sake of this post, I…

Read More The Pedagogy-Public Opinion Gap

I met with a colleague yesterday to discuss our upcoming presentation for the Texas ASCD #Ignite13 on leveraging social media as an administrator for your staff, students, and families. He…

Read More Are you a student principal?

In cycling, there are many different types of riders. Often, the front of the peloton may be dominated by the sprinters, those with the massive legs. The mountain stages rely…

Read More Les Montagnes

  The Collaboration Pyramid by oscarberg, on Flickr The Collaboration Pyramid offers a great visual to dive deeper into the nature of authentic collaboration and optimized production. In traditional team-based collaborative…

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Recently, I was asked to speak to the Department for Education and Child Development in South Australia, and they asked me for some advice to give to schools.  What I felt…

Read More Experience Matters

So this week I’d like to talk a little bit about the defining moments in a student’s life, as well as the kind of “learning” that I believe to be…

Read More Defining Moments

Originally posted by J. Bevacqua on Figuring It Out I get a little skeptical and wary of schools (and those that work within them – including myself sometimes) that espouse “academic excellence” as an…

Read More Unpacking Academic Excellence

There are questions that resonate, holding our imaginations and keeping us wondering. There are questions that activate our learning, causing us to reflect and helping us to grow. Do We…

Read More Why We Need Principals

So this week I want to talk about the power of a smile. I know it’s been a difficult week canadian pharmacy no prescription with what’s been happening in Boston,…

Read More The Power of a Smile