Thoughts and ideas from someone who doesn't feel they are a great writer, but shares a passion with others to learn and take risks. By day, I'm the Director of Teaching and Learning in the Nine Mile Falls School District.
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This is the time, this is the place. So we look for the future, but there’s not much love to go round. Tell me why, this is a land of confusion. If you close your eyes you can see Phil … Continue reading
We are transitioning to a new evaluation system for both teachers and administrators. This was something I shared with staff in regards to my transition to the new system. “Anxiety is an unpleasant state of inner turmoil.” Many people often experience … Continue reading
Each year my in my mailbox at home I would receive a welcome back letter from the principal. Receiving this letter would usually signify that summer was about to be over and I needed to put two weeks of fun … Continue reading
We recently concluded interviews for a high school principal position. I was fortunate enough to be a part of the interview team. Many of the questions were predictable, but there were a few that caught the candidates by surprise. One … Continue reading
Community is an extremely powerful aspect of any school and its success. The community a teacher creates in the classroom can either engage and motivate the most reluctant learner or turn off the most motivated. The community that is created … Continue reading
For some, fear is a powerful motivator. For others, fear can paralyze. Should fear create paralysis, than conquering that fear can sometimes be insurmountable. This is where I have been and continued to be for a long period of … Continue reading
First blog post about continual improvement/learning will be coming soon! Just getting everything set up.