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Failure – When Facilitating PD Goes Wrong

“Failure is good.” That’s something I say and write about often.  But failure is painful.  I just failed. I was facilitating a Google Apps For Education (#GAFE) Intro to Drive for my colleagues.  I didn’t fail to prepare. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Missing Advisory

I miss my kids. The Kornerstone Krew. I miss Chris, Parker, Liz, Savannah, and Harlie- I miss Green Bay. The Dragons of JDAL, I miss the Wizard, Iz-ak, and HalfSwag. Opening circle. Closing circle. Learning and community are not the … Continue reading

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Apologies – #NaNoWriMo

It’s been less than 2 hours… And already, I feel a need to apologize. I apologize first and foremost to my family. There’s guaranteed to be water cups in the bathroom. Possibly half drank coffee cups by the bed, and … Continue reading

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Sunday Night Prep – An Introduction To Publishing Material Online

Many of our students publish material online well over a hundred times per day; however, I’m not counting every Facebook, tweet, Tumblr, or Pinterest post as publishing material. I’ve been fascinated by the pieces students create in their free time. Every … Continue reading

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Sunday Night Prep – Building Community Through Multiple Intelligence Theory

I couldn’t believe it was happening. We have a small school. It’s a project-based high school. Yet, it did happen… At the end of the second week of school, a pecking order was starting to form among students, and some … Continue reading

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Sunday Night Prep – Defining Success (September 16, 2012)

This past week, I did an activity with my advisory and it went really well. Two years ago, when he was a high school Junior, Marc Busko (@MarcBusko) came flying into my room and stated, “You gotta check out his … Continue reading

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Gifts

The night before the first day of school for a teacher is like Christmas Eve for a child.

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