Author: Kristian Still

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

Teaching and Learning

I thought that by making an initial post midway through the week that the weekend post would be more straight forward. Sadly, I am not sure that this is the case. This job is currently impacted by so many different aspects of school life, it is impossible to manage all of them. I think the…
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2 Feb ’08 0

Mid Week

Up until now, I had been waiting until the weekend to write… This week I was determined to hit a half-way marker.  Although its not halfway, there is little to report in just two days. The Middle Leaders meeting reinforced the need to tidy user areas, noted the use of the IT tech reporting form…
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29 Jan ’08 0

Looking up a Mountain

Now in my third week, I have noticed that my mistakes or poor judgments appear more prominent in my reflections than the successes. Is this an issue of my personality or is it typical for middle leaders? Two major points, one a memo that I failed to followup for a SLT meeting and the second…
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26 Jan ’08 0

Quote

“The best way to predict the future is to go and invent it.” Alan Kay (Martin Peterson presentation).


26 Jan ’08 0

Network and Nodes

Tom Barrett asked for comments on his blog, in preparation for the SLICT meeting being held at his school, so I responded. Tom is a good friend and has shown that there is more to PLN (Personal Learning Networks) than networking. #1 Having recently accepted an edtech post just 12 days ago, I am hardly…
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20 Jan ’08 0

How to Assess Progress

So a summary of the week is required, but how do you assess progress and in which areas? I have had a large white board put up in my office, on it I record the key jobs for the week and monitor my daily duties in three areas. Teaching, Administration and Network. I am not…
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19 Jan ’08 0