Category Archives: Middle School

How to Show Appreciation to your Staff

As I have mentioned in previous posts, I always feel there is a certain rhythm to the school year. Come February, we enter “The Dark Time”. There is a scene in the original Star Wars movie (Episode IV, “A New … Continue reading

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My Message to Parents

  All of us have had to deal with irate parents. The conversations I have are probably not too much different than the ones you have. Some are adult like in manner and end in an agreement to disagree. Some … Continue reading

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Help in Mastering the Crap Shoot of Hiring New Teachers

I have been interviewing teacher candidates for over 15 years. I have interviewed teachers that I thought were great, hired them and found out that the interview was not a good indicator of their teaching ability. I have gone the … Continue reading

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Weekly Education Links (weekly)

Here are my weekly Diigo posts. Some good stuff in here as we get closer to the end of the year. Keep pushing through and finish strong! Make this week ridiculously awesome! 5 Non-Negotiables of Professional Development | Ross Cooper … Continue reading

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Weekly Diigo Education Links

We have only 24 days of school left. Start making your “Summer To Do” list now! What things are you going to do to be better in the next school year? Summer is a perfect time to accomplish these things. … Continue reading

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Weekly Education Links (weekly)

Here are my weekly education posts in my Diigo account. I promise that by the end of the day I will have another post on “What I wish I knew as a First Year Principal”. Stay tuned! Make this week … Continue reading

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Weekly Education Links (weekly)

Here are my Diigo links for the week of March 2, 2015. Tomorrow I will post an entry on strategic presence as a building leader. Make this week ridiculously awesome. Missing link – IFTTT A5:We host First Friday. Open doors … Continue reading

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