Re-Visioning A School Library

For nearly twenty years our school has had the “Media Resource Centre” (MRC) as our school library. The space is physically located at the centre of the school building and houses a predominantly fiction collection of books. The space is…

What do you do?

I read a blog that @matt_gomez shared the other day. (Matt, I can’t find it in your feed. LMK if you can!) It was a great post about having a group of people that you can turn too. For the…

Your “Crux” Move

cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by MarkDoliner I have started to read a very interesting book titled, “Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt into Fuel for Brilliance“, where the author shares an extremely interesting analogy: “In rock climbing,…

More Mindset Than Skill Set

“Give it a second…it’s going to space!” Louis C.K. Here are some thoughts that often run through my head when I get a little frustrated with people complaining about how technology never works for them: I don’t magically walk by…

What Are We Measuring in Education?

I recently came across the practice having a “data room” in schools. These rooms provide teachers and administrators quantitative information (in graphic form) to facilitate “informed” decisions. I have to admit, the site of the “data room” gave me that “something doesn’t feel right” sensation in…