Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is on my mind a lot, more as a practice than a holiday, although it is a pretty awesome holiday. I enjoy all of the observances that have come to be associated with Thanksgiving except Black Friday…

Ali Sauter & Kim Grissom Receive Local Technology Leadership Award

Ali Sauter & Kim Grissom Receive Local Technology Leadership Award

Indianola’s Technology Integration Coach, Ali Sauter, and Teacher Leader Coordinator, Kim Grissom, received the Iowa Technology & Education Connection (ITEC)¬†Local Technology Leadership Award on Monday, October 14th.¬† This is a state-wide award that recognizes¬†educators who demonstrate excellence in…

Ali Sauter & Kim Grissom Receive Local Technology Leadership Award

Intellectual Humility

Author Daniel Pink, who has written some really compelling books about human growth and motivation, does a two-minute podcast called The Pink Cast, which he distributes free of charge. In one of these Pink Casts, Daniel Pink offered…

Connecting

As we approach the start of the traditional school year, I have high hopes for a tremendous school year. These hopes are based on what I have seen here in Indianola the last five years: outstanding students, tremendously…