Connected Principals Posts

Digital literacy is the topic that made the ETMOOC learning space so irresistible to me… I think as educators we spout off about wanting our students to be digitally literate,…

Read More What is digital literacy?

Dear Lone Wolf, It seems odd to speak of lone wolves to you, a person that is so intricately… connected. And yet, as you read on, you will relate to…

Read More Dear Lone Wolf

We designated the month of February to be our Luna love month. Knowing that February is the start of the testing pressure and push, we wanted to remind our teachers…

Read More Showing the love…

So just over a week ago I decided to track down a old teacher of mine……I wanted to tell her that the incredibly positive influence that she had on me…

Read More Pay It Forward

This year I have really encouraged our staff to share and collaborate more on projects, lessons, and success stories. Using Google Apps for Education has certainly helped. Writing and sharing…

Read More Learning, Moving and Taking Chances

As an avid cyclist, I have spent countless hours sitting on my bicycle experiencing what I term the “zone-out”.  I become so focused (or lack of focus – depending on…

Read More The Shift

It’s the title of a number of books and has been mentioned in several twitter chats I’ve lurked through recently. Administrators are called to lead by example. It’s the easiest…

Read More Leading by example….

Lately, I have been struggling through a bit of a sophomore slump — if you will.  I am over half-way through my second year as a junior high school principal,…

Read More Students as Change Agents

Do you remember your first day as an administrator? I certainly do.  I was one of two rookies VPs placed at a brand new school.  This was a dynamic school…

Read More The First Days

Tying the Shoelaces The day that I became an administrator, it seemed to me that my teaching career was coming to an end.  Those seemingly endless days in the classroom…

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While I love my job, like many of you, the paperwork and to-do list gets a bit heavy at times. I share the credo with cheap viagra many of my…

Read More I Need A Snow Day!