I guess you could say I have been lazy. I would like to think that I have a valid excuse for not blogging or podcasting for more than a month. I [and my family] have been in a season of transition. In the last three months, we have seen more transition in our family than […]Read more "Guest Post via @clarksroom: Transitions"
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?"
The Book Deserts of Underserved Communities by William Jackson and Aida Correa @wmjackson and @latinapheonix There are deserts that span vast distances around the world. They lack the resources to support the diversity of life seen in places that have sufficient environmental conditions that allow for growth of foliage allowing animals to live, survive and […]Read more "Guest Post via @wmjackson: The Book, “Deserts of Underserved Communities”"
We tend to over-complicate things. Maybe that statement is itself….an over-simplification, but I think it is true. In education we tend to make things way more complicated than they need to be, at least I think so. As I go throughout my day as a middle school administrator, it seems I have to make a […]Read more "Guest Post via @clarksroom: A Battle of Wits!"
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"