Tag: distributed leadership

     Instructionally savvy educators know that personalized learning is the heart of student success.  As schools strive to customize education through instructional design, technology efforts and professional learning, highly successful…

Read More Pointing To Your True North

I’m a fan of a to-do list. (Especially if it’s on lined, monogrammed paper!) I highly enjoy crossing things off as I accomplish them, it just makes me feel as…

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You do not call leadership.  Leadership calls you…(here). Leadership draws you into a familiar place, (“Here I am again.”)  You know this space well.  It shows up time and time…

Read More You Are Here

One of the most nerve wracking things that I had to do this year was the opening day talk to a truly progressive and amazing school division; my own. I…

Read More The Most Powerful Word

(This is a copy of a my guest blog post published this week for the World Innovation Summit for Education – WISE, Qatar – on re-designing spaces for learning: http://www.wise-qatar.org/content/stephen-harris-redesigning-spaces-around-collaborative-teaching and…

Read More Re-designing spaces for learning

A few weeks ago, Apple, one of the most successful companies around today saw their leader step down, presumably for health problems.  Immediately, consumers were worried and stock dropped with…

Read More Systems Thinking

Every now and then, a student is sent to my office. I don’t encourage this practice, because I feel as though a classroom teacher with whom a student has developed…

Read More Re-engage

For all of my career, essay on addiction I have done my share of extra-curricular hours.  Some years, more than others, but the total in a year is usually significant.…

Read More The Educator and Extra-Curricular

It is has been almost two months since Connected Principals has gone “public” and I have been sitting back and enjoying learning from others.  When I first came up with…

Read More Learning From the Process