Mens Mental Health Awareness Reflection

This Month was Mens Mental Health Awareness Month. Now, typcially growing a mustache would the be process, taking in money donations and whatnot to support mens mental health iniatives would have been great, but this month I flipped the notion of donations into more awareness…. Over the course of the past four weeks, I committed Read More…

Knowledge is power, and power empowers others!

Well, I am done! I did it….completed 5 Additional Qualification classes since April of 2020. Lots of hard work, reading but even more learning then I could have imagined! I completed Special Education Specialist and Information in Computer Technology Specialist, two of which I thoroughly believe are beyond critical to our profession heading into the Read More…

#MentalHealthAwareness – What is Mental Health?

It’s dark, sometimes lonley, sometimes peaceful, but often distrubing. The gut feeling inside is hurtful, painful and scornful….its an awful feeling of never ending dread. Recently a good friend shared a Shakespear quote; “In sooth, I know not why I am sad. It wearies me, you say it wearies you, but how I caught it, Read More…

#MSFTEduChat #Bestof2019

Its that time of year again people!! One month before the ned of the year and we are on Holidays! So, excited….but also excited to connect and share, listen and see what people did this past year in this years #MSFTEduChat #Bestof2019 on Dec 17th at 1 PM EST this year! I am pumped to Read More…

Swimming with my fish! Do it ALL!!

At the conclusion of every year I have my students write; ‘Archer Survival Tips’ for the incoming students….suffice to say they are fantastic! Itemes such as; ‘Glasses on? Park your behind and mind your own business for the day, he didn’t sleep well (probably a Fire Call in the AM)’ or ‘Hydrate with Coffee….Often, no Read More…

2019 – 2020 #OneWord; Adaptable!

Well people, its that time again! Every year for the last…..I honestly do not remember how long I have been doing this…..but anyways I choose #OneWord for the 2019 – 2020 School Year. Last year I choose; Perspective. This year, I think a reasonable word is Adaptable! This will be a busy busy year! Spilt Read More…

It’s a #Onederful thing…..OneNote!!

Have you ever searched for a tool to organize, combine and pull everything into one area to manage, support and run specific items within your life? I have the solution for you….ONENOTE!! I am one of those incredibly busy people….father of three (son that is 8, and twin daughters that are 6 years old), all Read More…

2019 #E2 Education Exchange

Wow, absolute wow…still in complete awe and shock! Caught?!!? Intregued….dang you should be with the title of this blog posting! #E2 baby yeah!! This year I had an incredible oppertunity to represent Grand Erie District School Board, Lakewood Elementary School and Microsoft Canada on the Global stage as a Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow in Paris, Read More…

Educational Epiphany Bridge Story

So, doing some reflecting and comtemplating in regards to impact that I can provide, have and currently sharing. Part of this challenge I am currently working through right now with the One Funnel Away Challenge with Russell Brunson in order to find a particular audience, group and community to share with. So, let me take Read More…