Administration, Balance, Effective Teaching and Learning, Mindfulness, Reflection, Time Management

Slowing It Down

I remember when my children were small and life was busy.  They would be fascinated by the smallest things in life from a caterpillar crawling along the sidewalk to a pretty dandelion bobbing around in a sea of green grass.  My usual reaction would be to say, "Oh isn't that cool, but let's go now." … Continue reading Slowing It Down

Administration, Growth Mindset, Leadership, Questioning, Teaching, Time Management

What is Innovation Anyway?

I have learned so many things since becoming a school administrator 8 years ago.  One of the most important lessons that I have learned is to respect the reality that teachers are all at different places in developing their craft.  They are certainly at a different comfort level with using technology and with reaching out… Continue reading What is Innovation Anyway?

Administration, Organization, Time Management

Winning the Race Against Time

I do not know a single teacher or administrator that feels like they have enough minutes in the day or time in the week.  Teaching is a 24/7 kind of job and can easily consume every waking moment if we let it. Right now I am participating in a blogging challenge  with my PLN  at #saskedchat.  The first topic we… Continue reading Winning the Race Against Time