Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sharpen Your Saw…

So after 5 years, and countless hours of research and writing, and entries from over 10 countries and from 4 different continents, I’ve finally reached my 150th blog post…who knew there was so much to write about in the field … Continue reading

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Following Through…

So just recently we rolled out a new accountability and expectation code in our Middle School to try and inspire and empower our beautiful kids to reach a higher personal and academic standard. We have raised the bar across the … Continue reading

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Money Money Money…

So this past summer I was having dinner with some educator friends of mine, when at one point one of them said that he wished he could find a way to generate more money for his school, because in his … Continue reading

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Inquisitive in Life

“There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of … Continue reading

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More Than Words

Learners inspiring learners to be inquisitive in life, principled in character, and bold in vision. A little over a year ago, our community embarked on a journey of reflection and self-examination as we conducted a review of our school’s mission … Continue reading

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A Little Nudge

We all know that transitioning to a new country isn’t always a simple process, and yet, most international educators do so multiple times. The goodbyes, the uprooting, the in-between summers, and the settling-in are physically, financially, and emotionally draining. As … Continue reading

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The Organization of Learning

This picture has nothing to do with the post, but I took it when I was hiking this summer in Switzerland and my head was really, really clear and uncluttered by my “to do” list. Maybe it is related! According … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being ‘Urgent’

As I travel to dozens of international schools each year, I am always struck by the earnestness of everyone – the teachers, the leaders, the kids, the parents. EVERYONE is positively earnest and passionate – wanting to do the right … Continue reading

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