Welcome to our Live Daily Announcements Broadcast Page. We broadcast daily at 8:55am (CST). Following each of our broadcasts our videos are posted to our Twitter feed below. Click this link to open our Youtube “Live Feed” which will broadcast everyday at 8:55am. Enjoy! Click Here to see today’s Live Feed! The posts below are […]Read more "WES News Live Link Page"
Yesterday (March 15, 2017) I participated in the #IMMOOC on Twitter. I always learn something new on Twitter, but yesterday was special. I spoke ran across a new idea “Pineapple”, which although it has a goofy name actually is a timely solution to an identified need for our staff. The Pineapple process(identified here fully) is […]Read more "Professional Silo’s: How do you like them (pine)apples"
In a previous blog post I said: “The danger of not teaching students to be critical consumers is far greater then not recognizing harmless April fools jokes. Children we teach today will be the decision makers of tomorrow so if they are willing to believe things without evaluation we are in big trouble.” (click here […]Read more "Fake News- A Critical Consumers guide to Media awareness"
Any time you start a new position as a school administrator there are many items that need to be addressed to expedite the induction process in a new school. I am looking for suggestions which I will use to create a master list and then post on my blog. Say what you were going […]Read more "32 things a new principal needs to do, according to my Twitter followers"
Let’s face it if you’re reading this you not only know how to use a computer, you have access to the internet, and are inclined towards social media, where these things are typically advertised. This is going to be hard for you to digest as it was for me, not everyone cares about Twitter, it’s […]Read more "5 Ways to get your ed community into Twitter"
In the era of alternative facts, fake news and click bait, it is more important than ever that we all focus on the credibility of each and every new piece of information we encounter before we absorb it as fact. Tonight I read a question from @shareski who asked: When you read a blog or […]Read more "Tweet Cred? What makes some more Credible than others?"
Last year a group of students approached me after completing our Hour of Code club asking if we could do some video work. I am always interested in supporting students passions especially when they are for students who don’t get as many opportunities to explore their gifts. So the first thing I thought of was […]Read more "The right JOB for the Tools, Started with WHY, Ended with Live Youtube feed"