Virtual School Meanderings

December 29, 2012

Invites application for Principal of Cyber School

Crossposted from for my good friend Darren.

As I am looking for a new adventure they are looking for someone to take my position…
Invites application for Principal of Cyber School
Greater Saskatoon Catholic Cyber School invites applications for principal of Cyber School. Cyber School offers programming to 1,600 students in grades 9 through 12. There are 24 professional staff (13.5 full time equivalents) and 4 support staff.

Role of the Principal:
• To support the ideals of Catholic education
• To work collaboratively with the Cyber School staff
• To oversee for the day to day operation of Cyber School
• To support the registration and marketing of courses
• To work collaboratively with the network superintendent to create staff teaching assignments
• To assess and monitor enrolment and the corresponding teaching assignments as the school year
• To monitor student progress
• To develop the future vision and long range planning of the school
• To communicate with the Ministry of Education

Attributes of a Cyber School Principal:

• Optimistic
• Reflective and motivated to change
• Skilled listener and problem solver
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• High degree of professionalism and independence
• High degree of knowledge of and experience in distance learning
• Current in research and effective instructional strategies
• Current in effective classroom assessment

For more information:  Application for cyber school

November 24, 2011

TADO VIDS Series Invitation For Participation

So this morning I posted about a new feature that CASTLE has added (see A New Resource: CASTLE Briefs).  This afternoon I wanted to share something that I saw on Darren’s blog.

So if you ever wanted to get involved in blogging and the blogger community, here are two ways to get involved without even having your own blog.

October 27, 2011

Googling Finale From Darren

It seems that the Google focused entries that Darren posts on Teaching and Developing Online these days are no longer from his time at the Google Teacher Academy, so this will be the last time I post this feature.

Links to his previous entries:

And so ends a feature…

August 17, 2011

TADO: You Can’t Be My Teacher – Part Three

Well over a year ago now, Darren posted a series of entries at Teaching and Developing Online related to a video that he did with his son.  I’ve summarized those entries previously in:

Over the past few months, Darren has posted some new entries:

As with all of Darren’s items, as he continues to post these kinds of items I’ll continue to add them here.

August 16, 2011

Running Out Of Google Titles For Darren

Darren continues to post some entries at Teaching and Developing Online from his time at the Google Teacher Academy. The numbers seem to be increasing somewhat this month.

Links to his previous entries:

But as he continues to post them, I’ll continue to collect and post them here.

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