Implementing a Paradigm Shift

Educators who have been involved in a Professional Learning Community (PLC), Personal Learning Network (PLN), a conference or a course, may claim to have experienced a paradigm shift. 680 more words


What WILL I do differently?

When school ended this year, my family and I headed to the lake in our travel trailer to unwind and spend some family time. The kids each brought a friend and the first 4 days of summer vacation were spent enjoying the sun and relaxing. 939 more words


Relational Leadership...What are your splinters and gifts?

I awoke this morning to the beautiful, fresh scent of nature after the rain. You know that feeling when everything is clean and you can sense that the forest is thankful. 509 more words


BCPVPA Short Course, Day 2

I continue to reflect on my week of learning through the BCPVPA Short Course held at UBC last week. Each day I find myself thinking back to the experience and recalling morsels of valuable information.  526 more words


Reflections on "Spirals of Inquiry"

My first professional summer read is “Spirals of Inquiry: for Equity and Quality” by Linda Kaser and Judy Halbert. Published by the BCPVPA, this book has been distributed widely in Surrey schools and I am hoping to take the framework and concepts presented into my work starting in a new school this fall. 387 more words

What Type of Leader Are You?

Recently, I attended the Connecting Leaders Conference: Learning for Changing Times in Richmond, BC. This is a yearly conference put on by our British Columbia Principals’ and Vice-Principals’ Association (BCPVPA) 844 more words


Because Some Things Deserve to Be Satirized...

Hey Liberals, leave those teachers alone

Prince George Citizen, Sat May 19 2012

Page: 6

Section: Opinion

Byline: Stephen Rader

Source: The Citizen

I have read with chagrin about the B.C. 344 more words