Tag Archives: Communication

Initiative Fatigue

May 12, 2017

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So Exhausted - One More Thing?

“Really?!? Another thing? We are barely started with the last thing and the thing before that.  I can’t even remember the main focus of the thing from last month.  Is this one going to stick or is it going to be soon forgotten like last year’s thing?  How can we have 50 things that we […]

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In case of emergency

April 28, 2017

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I reviewed a few different emergency scenarios this week and talked with a group of educators about what we should do in different situations.  One of the scenarios dealt with a shooting and the other with a student leaving campus during the school day and dying in a car accident.  These are horrific situations. Here’s […]

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Relationships Matter

April 26, 2017

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As part of the administrative credential program that I have been working my way through for several months, we’ve had the opportunity to read several case studies and scenarios dealing with students, staff, and parents.  What’s interesting about these scenarios is the massive range of situations that you could potentially find yourself in as a […]

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Culture and the Classroom

March 7, 2012

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Culture can be defined as all of the background and experiences from one’s life (including family, religion, traditions, etc.) that shape an individual. Culture is a very important aspect of classroom learning. Each student brings a set of unique cultural experiences into the classroom. Each teacher does the same. As a group of students and […]

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Thoughts on 21st Century Physical Education

December 30, 2011

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Thoughts on 21st Century Physical Education

I recently read an excellent blog post from Brenden Jones about what physical education should look like in the 21st Century.  Jones points out: There is certainly a move away from traditional “schooling” and practices in education, and PE is certainly not immune from this train of through. In fact I think in many respects […]

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