Author Archives: Anthony_Perrotta

Exploring Mindset: A Focus on Intervention

Looking at pressing realities impacting education today, COVID-19 pandemic emergency and remote learning has placed a direct and bolder spotlight on issues of inequity that exists within schools and districts. This is a reality that I’ve worked to address in … Continue reading

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[Podcast Review] Reflections from my AM Walk Part 1: Brene Brown and “The Heart of Daring Leadership”

Over the course of the past few days, I’ve been finding myself quite restless. Like so many educators, my mind is continuously spinning. Although I’m no longer in the classroom, my role as a Vice Principal is to be in … Continue reading

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A Parents’ Guide to Disney-Pixar’s “Soul”

The best movies not only shape new thinking but ultimately entertain us. They have an ability to transport us to another world, remove us from our everyday and remind us that life outside of the movie is as unique as … Continue reading

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Weekend Watch List: Friday December 11

We’re almost to Christmas and there is no better time to get couch comfy and indulge in some Christmas movie wonderment. So, whether you’re finding time for a family movie night or if you’re in the mood for more mature … Continue reading

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Press The Re-Set: Thinking of September and Beyond

As the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold globally, the return to school stresses also continue to mount. As an educator and parent, I am most certainly anxious about the unknown that rests ahead. Thinking about my own … Continue reading

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Getting Ready – September is Coming

The first day of school is only 46 days away and with all things COVID-19 that reality is becoming increasingly daunting as each day passes. Personally, I find myself going to sleep at night thinking about what September will hold … Continue reading

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Webinar Registration

Join me for a Conversation with Dr. Marlyn Morris on Thursday May 7 from 7:30pm – 8:30pm As over 70 million children around the world continue to be out of school, it’s important to recognize that this time of COVID-19 … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Check Our Privilege: A Distance Learning Reflection

Believe it or not, we’re only in week three of distance learning. I can’t even believe that all of what we are experiencing is still so new. Personally for me, the days are a blur. Between working from home, mourning … Continue reading

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Distance Learning: An Open Letter

Dear Education Community, Tomorrow,  marks the official beginning of what truly is an unprecedented time in education across Ontario and the entire country. As provinces act responsibly in announcing the closure of school districts, resilient teachers, administrators, system leaders and … Continue reading

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Stay at Home Watch List: Week 2

Well, it’s Wednesday but I suppose it’s never too late to share a great catalogue of weekly movies. With the reality of COVID-19 becoming more pressing each day, it almost seems that staying at home will never end. Regardless, being … Continue reading

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