Author Archives: drellena

About drellena

Principal of Tomahawk Creek Middle School in Chesterfield County, Virginia. President of the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals.

Weekly Education Links (weekly)

Here are my weekly Diigo posts for September 18, 2017. Working on a post for later this week so stay tuned! Numerous Ways Smart Leaders Foolishly Minimize Employees | #Leadership – Kate Nasser Leaders should never minimize the contributions of … Continue reading

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Weekly Education Links (weekly)

Here are my weekly Diigo posts for the week of August 21. My staff reports back to school tomorrow, so I am hoping to get back into a routine starting tomorrow. I wish everyone a fantastic 2017-18 school year! Rules … Continue reading

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Weekly Education Links (weekly)

Here are my weekly Diigo posts for the week of August 7. Hope you are getting ready for the new school year and that your plans are both innovative and exciting. 6 Daily Practices to Enhance Your Teaching – Educational … Continue reading

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The Importance of Your Daily Routine

At least ten times a year, I watch Jimmy Valvano’s speech at the 1993 ESPY Awards. Every time I shed some tears. Every time. His words were straight from his heart, and the were raw with emotion. And they were … Continue reading

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Weekly Education Links (weekly)

Here are my weekly Diigo posts for the week of July 31. We are getting closer and closer to teachers and then students returning for the 2017-18 school year. I hope your preparations are going well! Hopefully you can find … Continue reading

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Weekly Education Links (weekly)

Here are my weekly Diigo posts for July 24, 2017. As I get closer to the return of teachers and the opening of school, I am getting back into the routine. Look for more postings this week! 7 Questions to … Continue reading

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Weekly Education Links (weekly)

Here are my weekly Diigo posts for the week of July 17, 2017. Check out my latest post “A Fresh Start” as well, as you prepare for the new school year! Living the Goodlife – Educational Discourse Leaders should always … Continue reading

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