Never Say Never Again

Not ever Not once On no occasion At no time… Never. Never in the wildest dreams of my “possible self” did I imagine me as a school principal. Though I felt the time was right to begin the transition into a more focused leadership role, I was quite content to take the safe route of […]

Standard 1 & 3 Meta-reflection EDU 6524 Curriculum Design

Nearing the end of a course is always a bittersweet experience. While I inevitably am ready for a brief respite from the rigors of near constant intellectual challenge, I lament losing the full-body contact that comes with immersing oneself in the dogged pursuit of enlightenment. Ah, but all good things must come to an end, […]

Mapping the Past, Mapping the Future

This past week has been filled with opportunities to explore and put into practice varying aspects of curriculum design. Last Wednesday, I met with the “Professional Development & Curriculum Supervisor” at a local district office. The first order of business was attending a weekly meeting of the members of the district’s student learning group, including […]

The Proposal

Very hungry. Especially eager. Dare I say; avid, big, ravenous, gluttonous, greedy, and even, boldly rapacious? These are mere words to describe my present state of mind, an insatiable appetite for knowledge, insight and guidance. What, ask you, is causing such an itch in my mental schema? Curriculum. I am obsessed with the notion of […]