Wednesday, June 4, 2014

I don't have any secrets... should I?

I tweet.

I blog.

I then share it all.


My educational secrets aren't really a secret.

If you are just half paying attention to what I share in the digital space, then you know how I feel about grades.

You know how I feel about technology integration.

You know how I feel about textbooks and you know my thoughts on school discipline and student relationships.

You know my philosophy on leadership and you know my commitment to lifelong self-directed professional development.

When I go to a meeting to talk about a topic, (any of the above would be appropriate), everyone knows where I will fall.

Heck, I bet some even know what I'm going to say before I ever say it.

My educational secrets are more like educational 'knowns.'

I'm just wondering though if all this transparency of thoughts can actually work against me.

I'm just wondering if people automatically assume I'm not interested in their ideas or their perspectives because they think they already know what I think and what I'm going to say.

I'm just wondering...