Author: Sam LeDeaux

I attended my first #EduCon this past weekend. I observed and participated in many great things: learning from educators who regularly take risks, sharing my experiences with others, and bonding…

Read More Do Educators Actually DO Anything?

It takes a lot from us educators to provide our kids, communities, and each other with the learning experiences we deserve. Two qualities that are near the top are reflection…

Read More Reflect with Humility

Are you your students’ (and families’) favorite teacher?  You have every opportunity to be. I attended the PBIS Summer Leadership Conference this past July.  During one of the sessions I…

Read More 3,000

Most school districts claim to want to move from good to great, become world class, become a 21st century district, or fill in the slogan blank.  Getting past the cliches…

Read More Are You a Leader or Manager?

Embarrassing but true, the above cartoon is not far off from many evaluation experiences.  That is one way it can be done; I propose another, which can be completed with…

Read More Evaluation in 2 Simple Steps

On this Thanksgiving Day I am thankful for many things.  One of those is that I get paid to do what I love: teach kids.  Some people choose a job…

Read More What if I could do THAT??