Category Archives: The NeXt School

Talent Looks a lot like work!

I had a great day of learning today and it was well outside of my comfort area…in one sense. I attended a Math teachers inservice that was hosted at my school and it was great. I say out of my … Continue reading

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Resolution for 2014

I thought it was fitting that my last post of 2013 happen on the very last day and also fitting, that it be a resolution for the new year. Before we look forward though, I think it appropriate to just … Continue reading

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IB De-Stress Night Feedback

Last Friday night I was lucky enough to attend our IB program’s De-Stress Night. This is a chance for students enrolled in our program to blow-off some steam and spend a fun night in community and celebration. This was entirely … Continue reading

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An argument for Old School: Really OLD!!

We are actively looking at ways to rethink our profession or at least to think in new ways about it. This is a tough thing for people to do, especially for people that are part of the establishment. Education is … Continue reading

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Steering the 21C Bus

I have had the opportunity to reflect on my blog posts recently and I have noticed that there has been a tone of whining or complaining in my writing and that is just not me and so, something I need … Continue reading

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The Development of a Professional Development Day

Friday was the first PD Day that I ran as principal and I think that is went pretty well. The day was not without anxiety and pressure. This was not a good week as our family had to deal with … Continue reading

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Something old, something new, something borrowed…

I am not sure if it is the fact that I have this blog that I notice things more now, or if I am just looking for inspiration as the roles and responsibilities increase throughout my life but it just … Continue reading

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