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Leading And Blogging

  1. 1. Third National Leading a Digital School Conference Leading & BloggingLeading & Blogging Darcy Moore
  2. 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. 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. 4. 1. Primary principal 2. Secondary principal 3. DP or AP 4. Teacher 5. Consultant 6. Other
  5. 5. 1. Yes 2. No
  6. 6. 1. Yes 2. No
  7. 7.  What are you doing to ‘walk the walk’?  How are you leading by example?  What will develop or change post- conference?
  8. 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. 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. 10. You can’t steer a parked car.
  11. 11. Most educators would continue to lecture on navigation while the ship is going down. James H. Boren
  12. 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. 13. He is either dead or teaching school. Zenobius
  14. 14. First Rule of Staff Development: work with the living.
  15. 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. 16. Leadership is getting someone to do what they don’t want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve. Tom Landry
  17. 17. The fates guide those who go willingly; those who do not, they drag. Seneca
  18. 18. Technology is dominated by those who manage what they do not understand.
  19. 19. We must be the change we wish to see in the world. Gandhi
  20. 20. Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself. Chinese Proverb
  21. 21. Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
  22. 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. 23.  Please access http://darcymoore.net/
  24. 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. 25. 1. Yes 2. No
  26. 26.  Email Darcy.Moore@det.nsw.edu.au  Blog http://darcymoore.net/  Twitter http://twitter.com/Darcy1968  Delicious http://delicious.com/Darcy1968