The Heart of the Matter

So this week I want to talk about struggling students, or more to the point, our responsibility as educators to truly get down to the heart of the matter when it comes to why kids aren’t learning. I firmly believe…

Taking PLC Work to the Next Level

Five years ago, our school undertook the monumental challenge of dedicating ourselves to a system which placed “Learning for All” at the forefront of our work.  Donna Johnson, our assistant principal and special education coordinator, and I recognized from the…

School is Fun

As we come to the end of the 2013 National Lutheran Schools Week, we look back on a week of activities, spirit days, service projects, and excitement to realize that one of the great things about Lutheran schools is that…

ED TECH vs EDUCATION

Picture courtesy of bu.edu This post was written for our school newsletter As many of you may know,  I am active on twitter.  I recently saw a tweet requesting that the educational community no longer refer to educational technology as…

Teacher-led PD on Tech Tuesday

Teacher-led PD = the most meaningful and collaborative PD available in education today. This morning, we held our bi-weekly Tech Tuesday for staff. The topic was on Skype in the Classroom. Two local district educators, Glenn Yetter (@CoachYetter) and Brett…

Digital Leadership Defined

When I best price for propecia looked up the term “digital citizenship”, the first definition that I found was the following: …teaching users the rules of good citizenship online; this usually includes email ettiquette, protecting private information, staying safe online,…