I have a thing about meetings - mainly an aversion. Leadership Freak seems to share my feelings, although I like his always positive initiatives to improve the experience. If we must have them then the powers that be should read this.
Another of our thrusts in English classes last year and this has been to build upon students' curiosity. Another Leadership Freak article that hits the right spot.
3 Professional development
I've been involved in various forms of PD during my teaching career (now into its thirty third year). Good to read this article by well known educational thinker/writer Mike Schmoker about restructuring PD to make it (more) powerful.
A colleague alerted me to this - a tool to help students be better writers - a great site that I aim to use in 2016.
5 Quill part 2
This article is a companion piece that delves into Quill's use as an 'accelerator'.