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  • 1. Third National Leading a Digital School Conference Leading & BloggingLeading & Blogging Darcy Moore
  • 2.  This practical workshop will present leaders and aspiring leaders an opportunity to establish/develop a blog and use it to influence professional development, community & student engagement, as well as thought. Participants may choose to continue this workshop online at home and ongoing support is provided.
  • 3.  Deputy Principal in a state high school of nearly 1000 students in NSW (since 2006)  Formerly an English teacher HT  Two young daughters in pre-school and kindergarten  Partner, also an English teacher  Writing about and using blogs in education since 2004
  • 4. 1. Primary principal 2. Secondary principal 3. DP or AP 4. Teacher 5. Consultant 6. Other
  • 5. 1. Yes 2. No
  • 6. 1. Yes 2. No
  • 7.  What are you doing to ‘walk the walk’?  How are you leading by example?  What will develop or change post- conference?
  • 8. Do any of the following quotes resound with you considering your role as a school leader? Why? How would your colleagues and staff respond? Are they fair? Are they funny?
  • 9. The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. Alvin Toffler
  • 10. You can’t steer a parked car.
  • 11. Most educators would continue to lecture on navigation while the ship is going down. James H. Boren
  • 12. If you don’t like change, you’re going to like irrelevance even less. General Eric Shinseki, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
  • 13. He is either dead or teaching school. Zenobius
  • 14. First Rule of Staff Development: work with the living.
  • 15. An incompetent teacher is even worse than an incompetent surgeon because a surgeon can only cut up one person at a time. Ernet Boyer
  • 16. Leadership is getting someone to do what they don’t want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve. Tom Landry
  • 17. The fates guide those who go willingly; those who do not, they drag. Seneca
  • 18. Technology is dominated by those who manage what they do not understand.
  • 19. We must be the change we wish to see in the world. Gandhi
  • 20. Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself. Chinese Proverb
  • 21. Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
  • 22.  Network with others  Personal and professional growth  Online presence and identity  Warehouse professional resources  Learn new skills  Lead by example  It’s fun
  • 23.  Please access
  • 24. about being a perfect blogger/leader: Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There’s a crack in everything— That’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen
  • 25. 1. Yes 2. No
  • 26.  Email  Blog  Twitter  Delicious