Tag Archives: Professional development

The best educational tool…the mirror!

This past week was a big one for Pope. I guess it was not so much a big week but more a week that we had been leading up to. We had our District Review this week as 18 administrators … Continue reading

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Blogging Challenge

There is a Blogging challenge going around our board with multiple people who blog and I have been challenged by Roy Fernandes to step up to the plate and participate as well.  Here are the requirements for the challenge: 1. … Continue reading

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“If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.”

One of my VPs has this proverb posted in his office and it is one of my favourite. In case you have missed it, I am a sucker for YouTube clips, TED Talks and great quotes! I think I like … Continue reading

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Get Down off the Cross…we need the wood!

  I was in the halls at the start of the day today, like I am most mornings listening to the national anthem and the morning prayer when I looked up and saw this crucifix. I had never noticed this … Continue reading

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How I spent my time (Out of School) this week

This was a very busy week at BPJPII, but a rather exciting one. I was out of the building for 3 days, (truly this is getting to be a problem that I will have to address), but truly the majority … 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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My IB ah-ha Moment

I, along with two teachers from my school, spent 3 days last week in Atlanta, GA going through training for the IB (International Baccalaureate) program. Our school has a very active IB program and as “Head of School” my training … Continue reading

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