2017 #Deanie Awards

At the same time, it's my way of saying thank you to those that do little and sometimes big things to bring a smile to face throughout the year" Like my video of the year I wasn't planning to do my #deanie awards this year. Mostly because it's so random I hate the thought of someone ...… Read the rest

When Will We Get Serious about Teacher Stress?

I'm privileged to work with some of the very best educators around the world. I'm continually inspired and in awe of their expertise, energy and commitment to their craft. They are true artists.  I marvel at these artists and the different ways they approach teaching and learning. Of late, I've become acutely aware of one sad commonality among ...… Read the rest

What about Contentment?

Well-being is a critical movement led by the province of Ontario that is essentially a response to the ever-increasing mental health issues of our students. While this is a complex issue with many factors, the one factor that we do control is the messages we send to students. Again this is tricky. On the one ...… Read the rest