Tag Archives: adult learning

New AND Different #IMMOOC

I am participating in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with hundreds of other educators across the globe, about The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros.  The blog prompts for Week 2 are: In Ch. 1, innovation is defined as a … Continue reading

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We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

Back in October of 2015, when I was interviewing for my current position, I brought up the idea of hosting an Edcamp in my district. Once I got the job I set out to build a committee of teachers and … Continue reading

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Breaking Out of the Boxes

I recently successful broke out of two Digital Breakout EDU games by myself! Having succeeded in my mission, I reflected on why this matters. These digital challenges were created by a colleague of mine who is very creative and is … Continue reading

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Factors of Motivation and Engagement

As part of the state-wide implementation of the Common Core State Standards, California published an incredible document for educators- the ELA/ ELD Framework. Chapter two details “Key Considerations in the ELA/ Literacy and ELD Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment”.  Within this chapter … Continue reading

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Quotes That Resonate

I ended 2015 and entered 2016 determined to read more (and watch less bad TV!).  As I read, I highlight lines that stand out to me.  Below are a few quotes from my recent readings that resonated with me. “The way … Continue reading

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Writing in Books (or Marginalia!)

I recently read a blog post in which the writer was responding to a reading survey. The question was whether or not the blogger writes in books. The blogger wrote something along the lines of, “No.  I think it’s interesting … Continue reading

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Yet Another Day in the Life {Summer Edition}

This is a glance at a typical day for a district administrator during the summer. As you will see, “summer” has a very different definition for those of us who work at the district office! I’m waiting to see one … Continue reading

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Research Reflections

Last week I had the honor of attending the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA)’s David L. Clark Seminar. I was nominated by my professor to represent San Diego State University, and I was one of 42 participants selected from … Continue reading

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The Doctoral Journey Round-Up

As I approach the end of my doctoral journey, I decided to round-up all of the posts I wrote throughout the process. The countdown clock to my graduation is now under 90 days- I remember when it was over 900! … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a District Administrator

I read a lot of blogs written by healthy lifestyle bloggers. Many of these bloggers post “A Day in the Life” blogs every few months to demonstrate a typical day in their world. Every time I read one I consider … Continue reading

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