My daughters and I ended up at home on Friday night without my wife and we decided to have a lazy night and watch some TV. I quickly let them know that I was picking what we watch because I couldn’t stand another episode of Jesse or Teen Titans Go. So, I fired up Netflix […]Read more "Guest Post via @clarksroom: Lessons from Newsies"
Two books have impacted my journey as an education more so than all the books I have read as they were the backbone of my philosophy of being an administrator. When I became a Vice Principal almost 5 years ago, I received copies of How Full is Your Bucket? By Tom Rath [@TomCRath] and What Great Principals Do […]Read more "Guest Post via @ClarksRoom: Reservoir or River"
Within the last year, Sprint has had commercials on with the old, “can you hear me now,” Verizon guy saying he has switched to Sprint because they are within 1% of reliability and like half the cost. ***Note – I recently switched from Sprint to Verizon. This post is in no way saying you should switch! […]Read more "Guest Post via @clarksroom: Can You Hear Me Now…Be a 1-percenter"
Students everywhere have become increasingly worried with test scores, assignment marks, and report cards. They are fixated on obtaining a high mark, and when they do not receive their expected mark, they are extremely disappointed. They will check their score, and toss away their paper. Got an A? Great, don’t need to look at this. […]Read more "Guest Post via @KaralineVla: Can I Get Some Feedback on That?"
Why Families Should Visit the Orlando Science Center by William Jackson and Aida Correa @wmjackson @laphoneix The visit at the Orlando Science Center (OSC) was one of the highlights for our family during the winter school break. A great period for family time, learning, participation in activities that were fun, educational, and creating “ah ha” […]Read more "Guest Post via @wmjackson and @laphoneix: Why Families Should Visit the Orlando Science Center"
As I go into a new month, I am still excited about my role as an instructional coach. In September, I was selected to participate in the North Carolina Digital Leaders Coaching Network (#NCDLCN) sponsored by Friday Institute. As a member of the 2017-18 NCDLCN cohort, I have the opportunity to grow as a professional and […]Read more "Guest Post via @ndnred: Professional Growth"