Inspiring Educators Who Inspire Future Leaders

A Pleasant Surprise …

As I mark the days until the end of summer, I am also finishing up my summer reading.  As I finished the last of my summer reading for school, I received … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

MORE Summer Reads for Teacher Professional Development

Here we are in early July, and we have already come to the midway point in the summer. I hope you’ve had an opportunity to (re)energize yourself — spending time … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Future Is Here

  A great quote from ISTE 2014 all about the importance of creativity. tlb Source

July 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Value of Tinkering

One of the best things about working in education is the ability to watch children learn as they tinker. Tinkering as it applies to a school setting is more than the … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

A Dream Killing Phrase

  Words have  power! And, when used inappropriately, are also very dangerous. Not only is this one of the most dangerous phrases used in our language; it is the very phrase … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Perils of Testing

If you’ve ever wondered what too much testing can do then check out this photo. tlb Source

November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Read This Now: Saving Education

Creativity expert, Sir Ken Robinson, is back. In his May 2013 TED Talk, Robinson delves into how best to help save education. Ken Robinson gives several clear reasons education lives … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Read This Now! Creative Technology

Each week, I’d like to use principalaim to highlight an educational perspective that I share or that I am wrestling with.  In this week’s Read This Now! entry, I would like to share an … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Death of Creativity

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity. Like Robinson, I think more and more educators are … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · 2 Comments