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After trading for 4 centuries, the worldwide company recently took a long hard look at itself to find out where it wanted to go in the…Continue
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To lead, you have to know where you are going. Which isn’t always easy.
For some people it’s easier to work out where you don’t want to be first.
When Richard Branson found himself ‘bumped’ from his flight to the British Virgin Islands, he didn’t want…Continue
Richard Branson is a successful and inspirational leader; as founder of the Virgin Group he leads more than 400 different companies.
He started Virgin Airlines over thirty years ago when he was ‘bumped’ from his expected flight to the British Virgin Islands. He had to get there…Continue
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Who wouldn't want to be a ‘inspirational’ school leader?
It’s an overused and highly coveted adjective when it comes to describing great leaders; leaders who have a positive impact on peoples lives.
How do they do it? Everybody wants to know, and every…Continue
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That means 3 out of 4 leadership programmes don’t provide leaders with the skills…Continue
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Maya Angelou was right; "people will never forget how you made them feel".
When was the last time you read something and felt really worried or annoyed by it? Maybe it was a text, or an email? Perhaps a post on Facebook or a Tweet? Or even a blog? And reading it gave you an instant reaction. You might have felt angry, or frustrated, or thought to your self, “What a cheek”. You might even have laughed out loud. When did that last happened to you?
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One of the great things about the buffet table is that it…Continue
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Today, music occupies a special place in the hearts of those in the field of childhood development. This is because music supports learning in a number of ways. Let’s take a look at three of them:
By Laura Conley, Professional Development Facilitator at Clarksville High School
Arriving home from San Diego and having just attended…Continue
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You'll find a very extensive blog and website, including a range of resources for teachers at : www.julieboyd.com.au
This contains information collected over many years of teaching, business experience and community work and advocacy that is being consolidated into one site. It would be great to be able to replicate it here if it could be imported. Can anyone tell me if that is possible?
Added by Julie Boyd on April 21, 2011 at 10:02pm — No Comments
This is part 4 of the "videos that WILL ignite a discussion" series. I have been using these videos during PD sessions, as well as during Power Lunch sessions to spur discussion and reflection. As educators, it is crucial that we are constantly in a state of reflection and evaluation, and with the help of these videos educators are able to engage in thoughtful and productive conversation.…Continue
Added by Justin Tarte on March 18, 2011 at 6:15pm — No Comments
I'm sharing the slides of Professional Development 2.0, a workshop I facilitated face to face in my city Rosario, Argentina. Special thanks to my PLN!
If you didn't know, I really enjoy watching short videos. In particular, I really enjoy watching videos that get me thinking and reflecting on my educational practices and beliefs. I have been using short videos in Professional Development sessions to get educators at my high school talking and discussing issues related to education. This is the third installment of the series..."videos that WILL ignite a discussion." I encourage you to check out…Continue
Added by Justin Tarte on February 21, 2011 at 4:39pm — No 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…