Tweet Edublogs is hosting monthly writing challenges in the form of shared prompts this year, and I’m thankful for the inspiration to help me revive, refresh, and share my thoughts in this creative space. #EdublogsClub1 prompt: Write a post that shares your blog story.  I became an elementary principal at the start of the 2008-2009 school year.… Read More


Tweet Awards mean a lot, but they don’t say it all. The people in baseball mean more to me than statistics. – Ernie Banks The people responsible for the words on the page -er, the screen – are (hopefully) the reasons many of us take the time to nominate our favorite reads for Edublog awards. It… Read More


Tweet Last year I spent some time throughout the school year snapping photos of student work that was displayed in the hallways and classrooms, creating slideshows using PhotoPeach, and posting “I Spy” tours of our student learning displays on our school websites to share with parents. I Spy, March 5! on PhotoPeach I admit that… Read More


Tweet   This piece was originally posted on Powerful Learning Practice’s Voices from the Learning Revolution blog. Visit Voices and be inspired! “The principalship is the kind of job where you’re expected to be all things to all people.” (Fullan, 2001) “Wanted: A miracle worker who can do more with less, pacify rival groups, endure… Read More


Tweet Connecting with others through social media? Good. Getting too comfortable in the same circle of colleagues and not taking the time to branch out into new networks or interact with new members of the virtual community? Bad. Over the past few weeks I had the privilege to meet, face-to-face (what a luxury!) some new… Read More