The Stories of CCSD59

The Stories of CCSD59

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015

I’ve been doing a very bad job at a very important part of my job lately. Our students, staff, and community continue to do amazing work, and I haven’t been sharing the incredible efforts they have been producing nearly enough. See the video above as an example of what our staff and students have been […]

Proud to Tell our Stories

Posted by on Nov 27, 2012

I get to tell stories as part of my job. Hopefully, you do, too. I think, sometimes, people forget the power of human story. Or, at least, we forget the power of telling our stories. Especially in education. There are so many incredible events happening each and every day in and around our classrooms, and […]

Twitter in D123

Posted by on Feb 13, 2012

We’re starting a focused effort in my district to get our teachers connected on Twitter. The effort is more than just getting people to superficially use social media, but rather, it’s to help our staff see how powerful the experience of connected learning can be. This isn’t new, I know. Learning happens largely through connections. […]

An Important Message

Posted by on Jan 18, 2012

Parental involvement is one of the most important influencing factors for the educational success of students (source). Last week, I had the opportunity to participate in the creation of the video above. The video was shared during a parental involvement evening at one of our elementary schools. All of the students in the school were […]

Challenging Seconds

Posted by on Dec 7, 2011

It’s been a while since we talked about photography or video work. Let’s fix that. Tonight I submitted four entries for the MontBlanc one second video contest. I’d recommend you do the same. But, that’s not the challenge. It can be if you need it to be, but I have a derivative that I’m going […]