Balancing Act

Wouldn’t it be nice if for one day we could be Marty Mcfly and jump in a time machine?  We could travel to the future and get a glimpse at what life will be like in the years ahead.  Maybe we would go back and rewrite our past.  We could know today what tomorrow will… Continue reading Balancing Act

Homework

Homework A few days ago I took part in an educational chat on Twitter via the hashtag #wyoedchat (Wyoming Education Chat).  The topic for the evening was “Homework.”  I love taking part in educational chats via Twitter.  It gives me a chance to not only share my ideas, but learn from others as well.  Beings… Continue reading Homework

Behind the Data

Behind the Data I can’t help but think our focus in education seems to be in the wrong place some times.  I know that this is a bold statement to make – especially coming from a school administrator, but I’d like to give you some thoughts as to why I think we need to shift… Continue reading Behind the Data

What game are you playing?

What game are you playing? Two of the best decisions that I ever made in my life were to become a basketball coach and to resign as a basketball coach.  As contradictory as it may seem, hopefully it will all make sense in just a short while. The first decision came after I decided to… Continue reading What game are you playing?

A Tribute

Phil Jackson said it best when he stated, “The strength of the team is each individual member, and the strength of each member is the team.”  For an organization to run properly, each of it’s parts must work to their full potential.   This is true for the educational setting as well. Often times in education,… Continue reading A Tribute