Monthly Archives: June 2010

Reflections on My Last Day

Today is my last day with SAU 16, the School Administrative Unit that serves the towns of Brentwood, Exeter, East Kingston, Kensington, Newfields and Stratham, New Hampshire.  I was hired by one of my mentors, Bill Perkins, in the summer … Continue reading

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The Risk of Publishing

I got my iPad last week.  <pause> Okay, I may have been the last in my PLN to have one, but none the less, I do.  Much like Will Richardson and David Warlick, I am happy with mine, but understand … Continue reading

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Teacher Assignments – The Worst Day of the Summer

Yesterday was one of those days that I dread as a parent.  It was the day my children received their final report card for the 09-10 school year, which included the name of their respective teachers for the 2011-2012 school … Continue reading

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A Collection of Thoughts to My School Community

The following is a collection of thoughts I am sharing with my Joint School Board next week: “…There is no question that reading no longer just means consuming. It’s all about pulling out the most salient, relevant pieces and doing … Continue reading

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When the Culminating Event is Just the Beginning

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of hosting our Powerful Learning Practice (PLP) Culminating Event at the Seacoast School of Technology in Exeter, NH.  Nearly 50 teachers and administrators from SAU16 participated in PLP during the 2009-2010 school year, and yesterday … Continue reading

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What Should My New Job Title Be?

As of July 1st, I will be working full time at The Virtual Learning Academy Charter School and I need your help developing my new job title.  My primary role will be to develop a staff evaluation process, peer coaching … Continue reading

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Leading and Learning in the 21st Century

One of the great byproducts of my transformation into a transparent, connected learning leader has been the terrific relationships that I have built along the way.  In many ways, this guest blog series has only strengthen those relationships, which is … Continue reading

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