The Lens Shift

I remember the first time I heard the term “lens shift.” It was in my educational leadership program. “Instead of looking at issues from just a classroom perspective, you’ll begin to look at them in the context of the whole school, or even the entire district.  This is part of the lens shift you’ll experience…

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Sharing Resources: Little Bird Tales

Nothing lights up a child’s face like hearing their own voice played back to them.  Well… a puppy might be a really close second actually. When I first began working with elementary students, I made it a priority to find ways in which students could communicate their ideas to others, and to share their work…

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Ready for EduCon 2.6

EduCon is an incredible learning event to attend.  I’ve yet to find a conference that has a greater gathering of thought leaders than EduCon. Period. Last year was the first one that I attended, and I admit to being a little star struck at the sight of so many members of my PLN leading sessions.…

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