Tag Archives: Collaboration

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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Hope is DIRECTION gained through REFLECTION

The first week as a principal has been incredible in so many ways. It has been incredible how much there is to do and how much people want to see me. “Do you have a minute?” has been the most … Continue reading

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SAVMP: I was Inspired by…Ashton Kutchar??

Even as I write this I can’t believe that I am doing it because it means that I have to admit that I was moved and even inspired by something that Ashton Kutchar said. His upcoming movie JOBS may turn me … Continue reading

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Making Student Empowerment the Curriculum

Just came across this TED talk and it is “contagious” in the words of Kiran Bir Sethi the founder of the Riverside school in India. It talks about the schools efforts to transform itself into a studio space that is centred … Continue reading

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Be Educational Surgeons

I came across this TED talk by Ramsey Musallam and it was so refreshing because it spoke to me of what a classroom should look like but it also spoke to me about what the teaching profession should look like as … Continue reading

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Innovation Organized

I love this RSA video because it speaks to the spirit of collaboration and innovation. It speaks to how an organization or community can create environments where innovation can happen and where singular good ideas can “bump into one another” … Continue reading

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LL May 21.13

Knowledge Construction I have to be honest, when we at the TCDSB were first working through the ITL research, the one that gave me the most problems was Knowledge Construction. I just could not get my head around the idea … Continue reading

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