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What type of leader are you?

Are you a leader? How would you describe yourself as a leader? What is leadership? Can you answer these questions? While you may be able to answer the first with a simple “yes” or “no”, the other two questions require … Continue reading

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The Honour Roll

In recent meetings, our teaching staff and administration have had the opportunity to discuss our schools mission and future direction. The conversation has had many topics and gone in many directions. Of these, there is one that has been constantly … Continue reading

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1/365 isn’t for me

Happy New Year! It is January 1st. What a great day! It is a day where we can assess the past year, and look ahead with hope and excitement for the year to come. Perhaps we might even make some … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be engaged?

Three weeks ago I had the opportunity to sit down with @legrandeurdm and plan out a video coaching program. This idea was brought to us by our district AISI leader @neillangevin. The plan, is that we record our classes, and … Continue reading

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How do you measure student engagement?

This week I had the opportunity to sit down with a grade level colleague of mine,  @legrandeurdm and plan out our video coaching program. Originally the idea of video coaching was brought to us by our district AISI leader @neillangevin. … Continue reading

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Being Comfortable: Dangerous to your health

I had the privilege to have dinner with a friend and fellow educator the other night.  Unfortunately for my wife, the conversation quickly turned to “shop talk”, as it often does when teacher’s get together. I enjoyed our conversation, as … Continue reading

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These are my goals

Every year, teachers in our province complete goals that they strive to achieve by years end. Some goals however, can be completed at various times throughout the school year. We call these “Teacher Professional Growth Plans“, or TPGP’s for short. … Continue reading

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Open Doors!

If you read my post last night (“Will the doors open?”) you know that this morning I looked for an opportunity to get into a colleagues classroom to observe, assist, or be part of their class. Well, I successfully received … Continue reading

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Will the doors open? I’m a little nervous…

I am going to try something new tomorrow, and it has me a little bit nervous. In my last post, “Start Local, Think Global”, I stated how I desired to be more involved in professional communication with my colleagues within … Continue reading

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Start local, think global

Over the last year, I have come to rely on my twitter feed and RSS feeds for teaching resources, activities, and ways to use tech in my classroom. As I have come across these resources, I have shared them with … Continue reading

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