Every year during November, classrooms around the country focus on thankfulness. What are we truly grateful for? I thought I’d add one quick post highlighting just a bit of what I’m thankful for in relation to our new way of teaching and learning – FCPSon. I’m thankful for Equity. The students in the pyramid are… Read More Truly Thankful
What a first quarter we’ve had! So many teachers are shifting the work their students are doing and how they are part of the learning. Students and teachers are engaged and excited about learning more than I’ve seen in all the years I’ve been at our high school. I think what I’d like to focus… Read More What’s next?
I get asked this a lot lately. There are so many things to learn and keep up with… how do you do it? The truth? I don’t. This is my secret – I don’t know everything. And I never will. Once I accepted that, the pressure is off. The flip side of that statement means… Read More How do you keep up??!!
This past week was very busy for our school and for me. In addition to the work we’re doing within our school to change teaching and learning, we are making efforts to be open and share our journey with others who are ready to start the work or who wonder if they are ready to… Read More Balance: Committed to Growth & Sharing our Story
Professional Learning is a critical piece for our success in this transformation. Without huge shifts in our thinking and change in our practice, we don’t have a chance for success. Shifting our Thinking and Changing Our Culture Creating a culture where all the professionals in our school want to learn and improve is important. We’ve… Read More Changing our Professional Learning Opportunities