Tag Archives: education administration

Success in School and Life

How would you answer the following question: What are the factors that most influence how children achieve success in school and life? Several EAB teachers are currently attending the annual AASSA teachers’ conference with a focus, in part, on answering this essential question. To … Continue reading

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Mentor ME

How can you help your leader get better at his/her job? Have you ever been asked that question? If you have been, and if you made suggestions, were they used? Did the leader in question actually improve his/her craft? Did … Continue reading

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Sebastião Salgado: Genesis Project

I was grateful for today’s opportunity to visit Sebastião Salgado’s Genesis exhibition at Centro Cultural Banco de Brasil (CCCB). The legendary Brazilian photographer worked on the Genesis project from 2004 to 2011, engaging with the most remote locations on Earth. He describes … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap

                (Crossposted on http://literacybytes.com/) There is so much going on right now in schools and education in general. My strategy for coping with the onslaught is to sit down and make a plan. … Continue reading

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TEDxHongKong Thoughts

The following post is cross posted from Expat Teacher Man “There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.” Aristotle I  attended TEDxHongKongED  event to “exchange ideas, discuss thoughts and ask questions.” I listened to some influential people speak about … Continue reading

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Inspiration

I’ve been incredibly inspired lately by a number of different things, and it has opened up my eyes yet again to one of life’s undeniable truths……..which is that inspiration is all around us, in every moment of every day, just … Continue reading

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Teachers teaching Teachers

Less than two weeks ago we rolled out our new “SIPS” initiative in the Middle School, as part of our attempt to take advantage of the incredible amount of educational expertise that we currently have on staff. We set up … Continue reading

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Meaning and Purpose

So recently I had the wonderful opportunity to re-read one of of my favorite books, as well as the chance to have my eyes and heart opened by some unexpected people, in some unexpected places. Collectively, these experiences got me … Continue reading

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Accountability

So this week I’d like to start off with a quick little story to help illustrate the importance of teacher/administrator accountability in schools. I first came across it when reading Peter Senge’s, The Fifth Discipline several years ago, and if … Continue reading

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Opportunity 2.012

So this week I’m going to write about the second facet of this year’s C.O.A.R. Initiative…..OPPORTUNITY. It was almost exactly one year ago today that I first wrote about this very topic, and as we begin the third full week … Continue reading

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