Category Archives: Reflection

Changes in Practice (#IMMOOC Season 3, Week 3)

I am participating in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with hundreds of other educators across the globe, about The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros. These are my reflections for Season 3, Week 3 of #IMMOOC, and the prompt: What is one … Continue reading

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Characteristic of My Innovative Mindset (#IMMOOC Season 3, Week 2)

A colleague and mentor recently called me a “path-finder”.  This came in the middle of a discussion about my future career goals and aspirations. When I asked what else I could be doing to further my own leadership development in … Continue reading

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September ’17 Reading Update

I’ve been a reading slacker this year!  Because we had a Fall Break this month, my schedule was lighter than normal and I got through a few more books than in previous months. Here is what I read this month. … Continue reading

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Leveling Up

I am a stats junkie. I love to check the stats on my blog, seeing the number of views spike when someone like George Couros or Dave Burgess retweet my post. I also love to see where I rank each … Continue reading

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The Time to Innovate is Now! (#IMMOOC Season 3, Week 1)

I am participating in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with hundreds of other educators across the globe, about The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros. These are my reflections for Week 1 of #IMMOOC and the prompt: Why is innovation … Continue reading

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What do we really know about teacher leadership?

Teacher leadership is an area I have been focusing on more and more lately. Not only have I reflected on the ways in which I did not build enough capacity in my teacher leaders when I was a principal, but … Continue reading

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Challenge (OLW 2017) Update

My word of the year is challenge. In January I wrote this about the focus this year: Here is what challenge means to me and what I hope it will bring in 2017. Professionally, I want to challenge myself to continue to expand my skills … Continue reading

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