We all have it…that evil email monster that can clutter up our day, add to our to-do list, irritate us, and completely suck our time away from the work that we should be doing. Conquering the email monster has been an evolving skill I have worked on over the past couple of years learning from … [Read more…]
In the current NAESP Principal Communicator online edition, you can find my article “Starting the Year with a 1:1 iPad Initiative” HERE.
One of the great sessions I attended at #ASCD13 was on sustainable change led by the great Eric Sheninger, or else known as @NMHS_Principal. Eric was a phenomenal speaker and I took copious notes in his session (that includes many audience responses) as follows: Why Change? We need to, because the world has changed, it … [Read more…]
Even though there are numerous other blog posts by principals using the iPad, I have said numerous times that my blog is a great place for me to reflect on my practice and seek the feedback of others. I have learned a great deal of iPad tips from other princpals, and I will list those … [Read more…]
Here’s my December article from NAESP’s Communicator:During my first year as principal, I got into classrooms as much as possible. In my building, there was no previous practice of a principal presence in the classrooms other than the formal teacher observation on a three-year cycle. I made it a priority to get into classrooms to … [Read more…]
I have just completed my first year as a principal…WOO HOO!!! While I wish it was time to relax and reflect for next year, I am realizing now that I don’t have time for that, because there’s still so much to do. (Of course I spend time relaxing and reflecting, but I don’t have time … [Read more…]