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Derwin Kitch
Works at Christ the Teacher School Division
Attended Brandon University
Lives in Yorkton, Canada
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Principal Productivity Part 2
Earlier, I wrote a post called Principal Productivity Part 1 . It talked about the need for me to be better organized and listed 4 ways that worked for me. Below are 4 more ways that help me get through the weeks in an organized way. Inbox Zero and GTD Outl...
Earlier, I wrote a post called Principal Productivity Part 1. It talked about the need for me to be better organized and listed 4 ways that worked for me. Below are 4 more ways that help me get through the weeks in an organiz...
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Principal Productivity Part 1
The biggest challenge for me when I took over as principal mid-year was the paperwork. I had no secretary, no office staff, no vice-principals - nada. I was learning the workings of a new school division on the fly. More importantly, I hadn't developed the ...
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My admin goals for the year - classroom walkthroughs and formative assessment
So, I'm spending a dreary Saturday morning completing my School Administrator Appraisal and Goal Setting handbook. While I admit that I sometimes groan at the thought of filling these out, I know that they have value. So, here are my goals for the year. 1. ...
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First Names Only
When I first moved to Kuwait to teach at the American Creativity Academy , I thought I had prepared myself for the differences in culture. I knew about the modest dress, the religious differences, and the fact that men often held hands while walking down th...
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Document Cameras
At a recent admin meeting, a request for document camera training was made. I'm a BIG fan of document cameras. In so many schools, document cameras are seldom implmented and, if so, usually after SmartBoards are purchased. In my mind, if a teacher does not ...
At a recent admin meeting, a request for document camera training was made. I'm a BIG fan of document cameras. In so many schools, document cameras are seldom implmented and, if so, usually after SmartBoards are purchased. In...
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Second Week Reflection
Well, two school weeks have gone by and I'm very happy with the results. Going in to the school year, I had 3 main concerns that are no longer concerns. 1) Culture Last year, we had a strong core of students who bought in to our culture of beliefs . But man...
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Every kids needs a champion
All admin want to start the year off with an inspirational message that will reach and motivate our colleagues. One message that will bring them together in the spirit of working together for the benefit of our students. I think I found it. Enjoy...
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Three years ago, we changed our school to a "No Rule School". We eagerly ripped the list of rules from the walls although we did leave the "Please Flush" signs up in the washrooms. One reason we removed rules was that rules c...
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Occupation
Teacher/Principal
Employment
  • Christ the Teacher School Division
    Teacher/Principal, 2011 - present
    Principal of Dreambuilders' Learning Centre.
  • The American International School of Kingston
    Teacher, 2010 - 2011
  • The American Creativity Academy
    1999 - 2001
  • Hapnot Collegiate
    1998 - 1999
  • Pine Creek School
    1994 - 1998
  • The Lahore American School
    2001 - 2002
  • The Overseas School of Colombo
    2003 - 2006
  • The International School Nido de Aguilas
    2006 - 2010
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Currently
Yorkton, Canada
Previously
Kingston, Jamaica - Swan River, Manitoba - Brandon - Winnipeg - Winnipegosis - Flin Flon - Kuwait - Lahore - Colombo - Santiago
Education
  • Brandon University
    Psychology & Education, 1987 - 1994
  • Swan Valley Regional Secondary School
    1984 - 1987
  • Swan River Junior High
    1981 - 1984
  • Buffalo State University
    2008 - 2010
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D, derwink, Mr. D
Very personable and caring. Came in on weekend to see our dog. Committed and kind.
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