Recent Posts

Creating a Visiting Scholar Program

Full disclosure, I completely stole this idea from the Yokohama International School and James McDonald the former director and now current director at the New International School of Thailand (NIST)  This idea is theirs, how we use it, belongs to us. Basic tenets of our program: 1. We invite one scholar per year to visit […] 

Gearing Up for Vision

You sometime do not know just how important vision is until you operate without one. A huge personal challenge for me in my position the past few years has been the fact we have never articulated a vision for teaching and learning that connects to our technology integration efforts.  Well that situation is about to […] 

Reflecting on ADE

As part of the ADE Class of 2013 and more importantly to me, as part of the first group from India…I am proud to say that I am an official ADE. I was not sure what that really meant, however being in Cork, Ireland with so many other like minded folks, I think I am […] 

My Blog To Do List

No photo, no obsessive re-reading of my post to make sure it is grammatically correct…why?  Because frankly I am having the best professional year ever, so busy, so engaged, learning so much…that I don’t have (or have not been able to make the time) to share on my blog. So…just to let you know what […] 

2012 in review – Love this and just had to post my blog summary…nice to know people find me and my work every once in a while!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,100 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 7 years to get […] 

The Importance of Vision

When I was newer to teaching…let’s not say younger, I was never in schools that worked from a mission/vision driven position, so when I came to a school that is grounded in it vision and mission I began to see the importance of articulating the vision of the school and how important it is to […]