Category Archives: Professional Developement

Imagine… Exploding the Faculty Meeting

As the school year began, we presented an idea to our department chairs. What if we replaced faculty meetings with professional development groups that were passion based? What if we followed these 4 simples guidelines: choose, collaborate, create, and share? … Continue reading

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Open the Windows

Personal growth is very important to me. I follow the usual routes: reading, attending conferences, visiting other schools, experimenting. This year I realized there is one other hugely important source- right in front of me. An influx of new teachers … Continue reading

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Who is Your Critical Friend?

I spent last week in a Critical Friends’ Workshop. I was supposed to leave feeling I could facilitate CFG’s  (Critical Friends’ Groups) and I did. It was an extremely well organized, structured, and engaging week. The leaders and the format … Continue reading

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