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PBL in Action: From PE Video to Beautification Project

Posted on June 28, 2011 at 3:45pm 2 Comments

Back in September, five of my teachers from different content areas attended a two-day Project Based Learning workshop hosted by the Buck Institute. Then in October, I asked them to share what they learned with a group of about 35 of their colleagues. We spent an entire day discussing their experiences and they walked us through the PBL process.

One of the…

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Are You an Outlier?

Posted on March 16, 2011 at 1:30pm 2 Comments

Last year I read Outliers: the Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell and had the opportunity to share this book with administrators from my district during our summer retreat. An outlier can be defined as an individual who not only have exceptional talent, but is provided and takes advantage of opportunities and resources to excel.…

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"Apply directly to the Forehead!" My eTech Ohio Conference 2011 Reflections

Posted on February 7, 2011 at 9:11pm 3 Comments

I had the opportunity to attend the eTech Ohio Conference (#oetch11) on Monday, January 31, 2011. It’s a three day event, but with budget and time constraints, I was only able to attend one day. I am excited to attend each year, hoping to take away at least one new idea I can share with my staff. This year, I heard two presentations that were inspiring, encouraging, and practical. However, I will only reflect one the first one in this post.

The keynote presenter was Peter…

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My No Office Day Experience

Posted on February 6, 2011 at 1:52pm 1 Comment

Sometime in December, 2010 I read a blog post by David Truss (@, principal of a school in Dalian, China titled, “No Office Day.” The title piqued my interest, but what really got my attention was something he wrote. “If a principal stays in the office all day, he/she might as well stay at home.” OUCH! Two things happened when I read this. First, I got excited about the… Continue

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