Connected Principals Posts

The common approach for many schools and organizations to move technology initiatives forward is to tap into the “edtech” people in the school, teach them the new technology, and hope…

Read More Tapping Into the Influencers

This post was originally posted by Johnny Bevacqua on his blog Figuring It Out   I recently came across an article entitled: Teaching Generation Me. The article, written for faculty members…

Read More Kids These Days…

Much is emerging and still to be learned about how to effectively personalize learning for every student. The research on student learning is solid and reliable direction for educators on…

Read More The Hero of Personalized Learning

Carol Dweck’s famous book, “Mindset”, was one that was (is) hugely popular with educators, not only in helping shape their work and thoughts on students, but also pushing learning in…

Read More The Innovator’s Mindset

No, this is not a discount Passover story (ask a Jewish person about the FOUR Questions). This post is about the Three Questions that I asked staff at the very…

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Our high school football team (American football) is headed for the state championship game this weekend (You can see their championship game promo here.)
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Two years ago when these senior players were sophomores, their team won no games. It was a painful experience for everyone.

But the coaches and players rallied around a new vision, and now they are reaping the harvest of their hard work.

A couple of weeks ago, I was asked to say a few words to the team. So I shared with them one of my favorite stories from history: the epic battle of Little Round Top. Read More Going For Gold: An Essential Element