When There’s a Will There’s a Way – Education Article

A Principal’s Reflections: Kid-Centric Schools: When There’s a Will There’s a Way Kid-Centric Schools: When There’s a Will There’s a Way When I wrote Uncommon Learning back in 2015, the premise was to set the stage as to how we could create schools that work for kids. A good deal of the strategies presented came from what we successfully implemented at New Milford High School where I was the former principal. To get a better gist of the main focus…

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A Principal’s Reflections: What Are Your Beliefs? – Education Article

A Principal’s Reflections: What Are Your Beliefs? What Are Your Beliefs? What do you believe in professionally? We all possess a particular set of beliefs that are shaped by our respective value system.   These impact our work and ultimately determine whether we are successful or not. Mark Lenz provides this great perspective: Beliefs. We all have them. They came from somewhere. They probably started forming in us as young children and have been strengthened through time. Or maybe they’ve changed…

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Are You a Critical Consumer? – Education Article

A Principal’s Reflections: Are You a Critical Consumer? Are You a Critical Consumer? Digital literacy is more important now than it has ever been.  The exponential evolution if the Internet and social media tools have allowed for the quick sharing of knowledge, ideas, images, videos, and opinions.  The result has been a double-edged sword.  In one respect everyone with a  smartphone has instant access to information at any time and from anywhere. I for one love the fact that I…

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