Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Company Pond

There is an ideal scenario for single teachers moving to a new locale, and it goes something like this: You arrive in your new country, and on the day that teacher orientation begins, you romantically “click” with another newbie. Before … Continue reading

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The Power of Home Cooking and Facebook

Even despite the damp cold of late January, the Shanghai apartment had the warm feeling of a home, with artwork, family photos, and the aroma of Italian meatballs throughout. The couple hosting, Eric Paci and Julia Carey, were in their … Continue reading

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Call to Action…

So just over a week ago I returned from the Innovate 2015 conference held at Graded in Sao Paolo, Brazil…and what a conference it was. I want to start this post by thanking Lee Fertig and his team for putting … Continue reading

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Stand Up

This morning I woke up with a song stuck in my head. You might know this classic from Kenny Rogers’s The Gambler: “You have to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em; know when to walk away, … Continue reading

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The Hero’s Journey

“Heroes didn’t leap tall buildings or stop bullets with an outstretched hand; they didn’t wear boots and capes. They bled, and they bruised, and their superpowers were as simple as listening, or loving. Heroes were ordinary people who knew that … Continue reading

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Innovation?

So this week I want to talk briefly about the idea of innovation in education, and what that idea really means to us as a school and as a faculty. Innovation is a word that we use quite often around … Continue reading

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