A lot to be thankful for….. November 2017

We live in an imperfect world, where it is a challenge to ignore the barrage of negativity surrounding us.  It is a tough task to watch the news or even pick upRead More…

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Turn the Quiet Up, Turn the Noise Down – October 20, 2017

I’m a big Eric Church Fan. Although the “Chief” is considered a country artist, if you ever saw him perform live, you’d agree he is an 80’s rock star misplaced in hisRead More…

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Coaching Up Today’s MRUHS for a Successful School Year – October 6, 2017

It doesn’t seem like very long ago when I used to leave my teaching “day job” in Fall River, Massachusetts for a drive westward on the Mass Pike before heading north intoRead More…

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What is Personalized Learning? And What is it “Not”?

Anyone who has been watching the news and following trends in Education knows that the way we have “done school” for the past one hundred years is about to change. Vermont, aRead More…

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Student Accountability 101: The First 40 Days in Shifting Culture

It goes without saying that when Moms and Dads drop their kids off at school, they expect that school officials (the team of educators who work in the building) will be ableRead More…

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Student Health Survey Posted

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Building Capacity for a PL Culture

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could hit the reset button, shift practice and approach on a dime, and just hit the ground running with Personalized Learning in an existing, traditional highRead More…

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What is Personalized Learning, and How will it Work at MRUHS?

We live in the golden age of personalization. The very playlist you chose to listen to this morning during your workout, or the Pandora station you streamed on the way to work…allRead More…

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The Importance of “Good Morning” Everyday

There are a few certainties in life. The sun is coming up each morning, and that same big, orange ball is going down behind those mountains every evening. Mill River Union HighRead More…

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New School Year Kicks Off Successfully!

I’ve done this quite a few times. You know – kicking off a new school year as a building administrator. The first three years were spent learning at EE Smith High SchoolRead More…

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