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The Time to Innovate is Now! (#IMMOOC Season 3, Week 1)

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. These are my reflections for Week 1 of #IMMOOC and the prompt: Why is innovation … 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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The Reader in Me

I was recently inspired by Franki Sibberson to write 100 Things about Me as a Reader. This was an idea she shared in Scholastic’s book Open a World of Possible, which I wrote about in my last Things I’m Loving … Continue reading

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Word Cloud Fun

Way back last year, I read this blog post by Tia Henriksen, where she created a word cloud from her blog posts. I made a note in my “future blog ideas” file to borrow her idea for myself. Then I … Continue reading

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Facilitating Learning by Questioning

I have written about questions before (related to curiosity and tough concepts). Today I am reflecting on how we as teachers, coaches, and leaders (my favorite roles, along with learners!) use questioning as a strategy to facilitate learning. I recently … Continue reading

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Linked Learning

Guest Post Today I am honored to host a guest post by my friend and colleague Sheila Krotz. Sheila is a secondary school leader (and fellow doctoral student) whose expertise includes the area of Linked Learning. You can find her … Continue reading

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Social Justice Leadership

I am in the fifth semester of my doctoral program. I just completed a course that I believe every educator in America should take. This course should be in every teacher preparation program, every educational masters’ program, every administrative preparation … Continue reading

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