The Importance of 100%

Jan 21, 2014

Janice Smith

Right before we headed off to enjoy the holidays with friends and family, we took a trip up to Henderson Collegiate to capture their annual Parent Pride Night.  Many schools bring parents and family together for a holiday performance and concert every year.  This part is not unusual.  However, if you sit down and watch […]

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Focus Drill!

Oct 14, 2013

Janice Smith

Teachable moments are such an important part of great teaching… knowing when and how to capitalize on unexpected opportunities that can yield a lot of learning (both academic and cultural). We were visiting Henderson Collegiate a couple weeks ago when out of nowhere the lights flickered, and then went out.  A couple flickers later we […]

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All Hands on Deck

Sep 3, 2013

Janice Smith

When thinking about high-performing schools, whether it be traditional public, charter or private, we’re constantly thinking about the pieces that collectively are creating their results.  It’s easiest to tie student results to the instruction happening in their classrooms, but an area we’re always pushing to explore more is a little bit further removed. How does […]

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