#14: Quote by Elissa Good Smith () during her speech at in Philadelphia
This quote really encapsulates the "guide on the side" concept:
Read the rest of her fantastic speech here:
#13: A pic of my first-ever graphic recording, ACPS Superintendent Pam Moran ()'s welcome speech to the county's new teachers
After years of interest in sketchnotes and graphic recording, I was extremely appreciative to have been able to give it a try during this year's New Teacher Academy on August 5. What's more was seeing the signatures of so many of our new teachers right next to this image, signifying their commitment to "join the team" in Albemarle County.
#12: 7 Questions to End Your Week
These questions made a huge impact on my practice this year. Even though I only found them in November, I have since applied them to my own growth during reflective periods as well as with the coaches with whom I work.
The most powerful "switch" that the poster flipped was reminding me that our days as educators- and even more so, in our lives as a whole- are but a small part of a larger personal . The moment we forget that is the moment we need to remember it as soon as possible.
#11: A way of thinking about schools as a learning organization
Another great "personal growth as passion" reminder- one that reminded me of Senge's Fifth Discipline in its connection to developing learning organizations.
#10: A great idea to bring math into the classroom
I love these kinds of visuals- they give people immediately applicable ideas for classrooms. Who knows how it will be used? Would be fascinating to follow up with all of those who faved & RTed to ask.
#9: A leadership mash-up connecting Simon Sinek's Why-How-What with Dan Pink's Autonomy, Mastery, and Purpose
This was but a small part in a larger conversation about the role of leadership in education. It was one of those posts that "felt good" in that it tied so many different works together into a succinct and potentially actionable framework.
#8: The difference between "testing" and "assessing", according to Syna Morgan ()
During the pre-conference event at EdLeader21's event in Atlanta this past October, Syna Morgan dropped this idea on the group, which made an impression both inside the room and out in the twittersphere.
#7: The intersection that defines one's purpose