A list of articles and interviews about our school and/or my opinions, listed with most recent first:
How A School Ditched Awards and Assemblies to Refocus on Kids and Learning – Interview with PBS/NPR’s Mindshift regarding the shift away from awards.
What if We Ditch Rewards in Schools – Podcast interview with Brad Gustafson and Ben Gilpin of the UnearthED program on the BAM Radio Network.
Positive Behaviour Without the use of Rewards – Podcast interview with Jethro Jones of the Transformative Principal.
Awards and Dancing in the Rain – Podcast interview on “The Interactive Teacher” with Rob Smith – discussing challenging traditional beliefs and leveraging technology to create change
B.C. principal’s letter to the Tooth Fairy goes viral – article/interview on Global News that shares a simple letter to the tooth fairy on behalf of a child
Riding the Wave of Social Media – Podcast interview on “Ditch that Textbook” with Matt Miller on using social media to create positive change.
Awards in Schools? – Radio interview with NewsTalk 770 (Calgary) on rethinking the use of awards in schools.
On Becoming Connected – article from Adminfo magazine about my journey into connected leadership.
The Parent Project – Awards in Schools – Interview with Michelle Elliot of CBC Radio about awards ceremonies in schools
Questioning Awards – Radio interview with NewsTalk 1010 (Toronto) on rethinking awards in schools.
Questioning Grades and Awards – Radio interview on NewsTalk 980 (Vancouver) on moving away from awards and grades.
Should Schools Have A Facebook Page – Vancouver Sun article on our school’s use of a Facebook Page
Dialogue Worth The Risk – Chilliwack Progress article on how we are using social media to engage with our parent community
I’m @ the #Riot – Educating Generation Me – Tyee article that describes how a Kent teacher used the Vancouver riots as a teachable moment.
Are Academic Awards Losing Favour in BC Schools? – article in Vancouver Sun about our school’s decision to end it’s awards ceremony
Power of a Student-Based Curriculum – article from the BC Principals and Vice Principals association on a a phys. ed program started at Brookswood Secondary.