Amanda on April 13th, 2011

Tweet Our middle school has been doing Student Led Conferencing (SLCs) for four years now and we’ve been making it better each year. As a middle school, we’ve come up with a plan of action and have something that we are going to move forward with next year. It has worked so well, our elementary […]

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Tweet When I was on Jeff Utecht’s SOS Podcast a few weeks ago with Jenny Luca, Tom Barrett and David Carpenter we spent our time talking about what makes the shift happen school-wide. The Essential Question: How do we bring school’s forward at a more rapid pace? I keep coming back to the same answer […]

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Amanda on November 4th, 2008

Tweet I live blogged Jeff’s session today about communication. Great conversation from people all over the world! Thanks for participating and we’ll see you at my session this afternoon! Tweet This Post

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Amanda on October 27th, 2008

Tweet I am amazed by technology still… good thing too! Every time I use technology or even think about technology, I learn so much more about connections through conversations with people around the world. Over the weekend, we met at Jonathan Chambers house for the continuation of our k12online conversation. Remarkable really – we all […]

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Amanda on September 19th, 2008

Tweet How lucky am I? To sit in the room with roughly 40 educators, talking about tech, sharing our thoughts, discussing what works, seeking insights and knowledge from those that have been there before.  THAT IS WHY I DO WHAT I DO!  I realize I’m yelling, but the bottom line is that with the above, […]

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Amanda on July 15th, 2008

Tweet Tom Schimmer, Vice Principal ~Penticon Secondary School, Penticon British Columbia Rob Horner, University of Oregon professor says, Effective schools strive toward a community that has a common vision of goals and objectives, a common language of procedures and processes and common experiences through routines and outcomes. Conversations in high schools are difficult because they […]

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Tweet PowerPoints Again?? I suppose we go into each of these sessions with our own point of view. We read a description of a workshop or session, perhaps do a little research on the presenter and then go in hoping to get our needs met. This time I head to David Jakes and Dean Shareski’s […]

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Amanda on June 30th, 2008

Tweet Leading up to NECC, all I heard about was Edubloggercon, Edubloggercon… people were excited about it, but everytime I went online to investigate, it just seemed huge to me. I felt like Edubloggercon was going to be about the philosophy of technology rather than talk about tools. For this reason, I decided to give […]

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Amanda on April 11th, 2008

Tweet A special thanks to the SAS parent and student community for logging into The Outside Looking In blog. Your comments have inspired me which is why I have started this blog. As many of you know, I will be stepping away from the math world next year and will serve as the middle school […]

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