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Don’t Only Talk Like It, Walk Like It

September 3, 2009 Jose

I‘ve just started reading a couple of books quasi-simultaneously: Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire and The Speed of Trust by Stephen M. R. Covey. While both seem a little incongruous, both served points about leadership we often lose in the midst of ego-lifting and pontificating. The trust of the people in the leaders […]

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Just A Quick Thought About School Leadership

July 13, 2009 Jose
Rugrats, with Tommy taking the lead

A few things come to mind when I’m asked about school leadership. I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention some of the school schemas I’ve already been a part of and I’ve witnessed in other schools. In all instances, the critical component wasn’t how much money the above department had allocated to the school’s funds […]

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Don’t Ask Why Not, But How It’s Getting Done

May 25, 2009 Jose
Kirk and Spock

Sometime after I saw the movie Star Trek, my girlfriend and I sat in a diner and chit-chatted about education as usual, when the issue of “getting things done” came up. Of course, there’s now a million GTD and DIY-themed sites out there, helping you get from point A to point B for anything, thus […]

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From a Teacher to an Educational Leader

November 18, 2008 Jose

Luz loved writing about education so much, she decided to give us another nugget of wisdom. Once again, Luz … The transition began four years when I saw the chaos that was around me in the school I had been working in for six years. Even though it wasn’t always the perfect setting, there was […]

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Short Notes: By Any Means Human

August 3, 2008 Short Notes
Frida Kahlo's "Le Due Frida"

Get your New York Yankees wallpaper here and here courtesy of yours truly. You’re welcome. I’m not losing any fat, but I’m definitely gaining muscle. Thus, my weight is still the same, but I feel different. It’s worth noting that the one group my blog is popular with is … teachers. And teachers of all […]

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October 1, 2007 Jose

You say you want a revolution, well you know we all want to change the world. My annoyance right now stems from the idea of leadership, and how my definition of it has changes vastly everyday. On the one end, I wanted to believe I was a leader. I do my part as a teacher […]

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