Evernote Project

Working with Evernote and the Moleskine team over the past couple weeks has been wonderful! First off, let me give a little backstory. After arriving at KiS Jeju, I had some cleaning to do. My predecessor, did not have, nor ever thing of implementing a Technology Vision for the KiS Jeju District. As such, I […]

Final Course Reflection (Organization and Administration)

It is that time again, another post to round out a course from Hopkins. This course gave you an opportunity to practice a range of leadership strategies when making decisions. It required you to think politically, orchestrate collaboration among all stakeholders, and remain steadfast in your original vision. What do you envision to be the […]

Off to Jeju-do Korea!

It is official, I am the Technology Administrator at the Korean International School in Jeju-do Korea. They made an offer I couldn’t refuse! Our experience will be entirely paid for by the school (save for meals and utilities) and I will also draw an American Standard salary (tax free). I will fly to Jeju in […]

Inspiration

Here I am at work on a Friday…

It is something that I am not really used to doing. Having a four day instructional week is great – and I am almost always hesitant to commit to a Friday full of work!

Today we are in Professional Development about engaging students to increase achievement. Our instructor started with a video that I actually really enjoyed (and would highly recommend watching):

After we took the time to watch this awesome video, we immediately went into quiet reading and analysis of Listening to Urban Kids. It was fascinating to talk with the other teachers and walk through what our school is teaching our students. I am fascinated by my own analysis of each situation and how that effects my perception of the school. My own learning and history of learning shapes my perceptions, and how I analyze my environment.

Reflection on Co-Teaching and Differentiation

Entry #1: Co-Teaching- Share your thoughts about the co-teaching model? What impact does the upgrade of curriculum for the 21st century have on co-teaching? As a curriculum supervisor or leader, what challenges would you have supervising and evaluating a co-teaching team, and how might supervisors address these challenges? I actually have had the pleasure of co-teaching […]