Category Archives: leadership

5 Ways to get More Results In Life Using Agile

When I am not organized with planning my commitments to my faith life, family, and work, it can be stressful. We all experience this mental stress at some level. In previous posts regarding “Getting things done”, we introduced ways for … Continue reading

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How do you do more with less?

As a leader, parent, spouse, and teacher, the demands on our lives seem to be increasing.   How do we do more with less? In conversation I had with Vicki Davis( aka coolcatteacher ) this weekend, she introduced me to … Continue reading

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Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!

Abstract: In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning — creating conditions where kids’ natural talents can flourish. For more awesome inspiration, … Continue reading

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How to reduce stress by keeping work organized using EverNote

In a previous post, we had introduced Getting Things Done(GTD), a system for productivity focused on helping you reduce stress by helping you stay organized.  A friend of mine from Forerunner communications, sponsored a cool series of YouTube tutorials on … Continue reading

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3 Resources to connect with other educators and have a great school year

http://www.flickr.com/photos/haiko/154105033/sizes/m/in/photostream/ I love to discover deals and free stuff(books, resources, tools.)   I am the type of person who thrives on connecting with people too.   The act of forming relationships and learning about other people and their ideas have … Continue reading

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Olympics of teachers – Microsoft partners in learning forum 2012

https://twitter.com/AngelaMaiers/status/230334473017884673/photo/1   Bill Gates through his foundation has challenged our community to discover what makes a great teacher.   In this vision, we need to regularly find and celebrate great teachers.   I greatly appreciate the work Microsoft has done … Continue reading

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Reduce your stress level with keeping a plan of awesome

I have the great pleasure of sharing my life with my wife who teaches college Biology.   We have a number of friends who are preparing their final plans for the fall semester.   I have to admit the process of planning … Continue reading

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How can AI improve our organizations, schools, and families?

In computer science, I fell in love with artificial intelligence.   It’s the sort of topic that you see in science fiction that makes you dream about how the world will be different.   While I would love to talk … Continue reading

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Organization Before Innovation

All of the technology in the world is not going to make me a good teacher. It can help me to become a better teacher. Technology in the hands of a bad teacher can be disastrous. I think that every … Continue reading

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What makes a great teacher?

Why is this important? Great leaders are born from great teachers. For those that do not belong to the top 20% of society, the quality of education seems to be degrading. Over 30% of high school students never graduate. For … Continue reading

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