Realizations from the side of the desk of a Principal. It's education. There is no more money. There is no more time: there are 24 hours in the day. It's also the greatest job in the world, so let's get on with it.
The more I think about new initiatives and changing education, the more I believe that Dan Weiden got it right.In August of 1988, when there would have been a high degree of likelihood that I was sporting acid wash jeans and a styled perm, the aforementioned Mr. Weiden coined a phrase in his work as
This week, a team of six teachers from our school and I were fortunate enough to attend High Tech High in San Diego. Several years ago I had heard Larry Rosenstock, the founder of High Tech High, speak at a conference that I attended. I was captivated by his ideas around the equity in education,
New Year’s Resolutions are always interesting to me. Typically, I would make a whole host of lofty proclamations on December 31st to a few vaguely interested peers who themselves would be unlikely to repeat a single one my goals more than three minutes later. For a few days or perhaps even weeks after I might
I have never blogged ‘real-time’, in the ‘between slots’ while facilitating a professional development session – a new challenge, so here goes! Toady, we had our December Professional Development Day. The day was co-created and tuned by our PD committee, and was a continuation of our thread of Attributes of a Sa-Hali Graduate. Now that
Over the last several months, our faculty has been working hard to co-develop our “Attributes of a Graduate”. As a group, we wanted to determine the skills and characteristics that we want for our students to have as they leave us to face an ever-changing and uncertain future. We had come up with a number